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Catholic Word of the Day: SHARING IN GUILT, 12-29-12 ^ | 12-29-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary

Posted on 12/29/2012 1:34:21 PM PST by Salvation

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Participation in another's person's sin. Traditionally there are nine ways that a person may share in someone else's sin, either by causing or inciting the person to do wrong (1-4), or by approving a wrong already done (5-9), as follows: 1. by counsel; 2. by command; 3. by consent; 4. by provocation; 5. by praise or flattery; 6. by concealment; 7. by being an active partner in the sin; 8. by silence; 9. by defending the evil done.

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TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; History; Theology
KEYWORDS: catholic; sin
Take any sin and run it past these nine points.


1 posted on 12/29/2012 1:34:32 PM PST by Salvation
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2 posted on 12/29/2012 1:37:16 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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