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Seven deadly sins alive and well today, says Jesuit Journal

07 Jun
By Carol Glatz
Catholic News Service

ROME (CNS) — The seven deadly sins are still key to understanding and healing the social and personal ills plaguing humanity today, said an influential Jesuit journal.

The capital vices of lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride are not outdated and have not been made irrelevant by psychotherapy or other mental health counseling, La Civilta Cattolica said.

The journal cited a survey commissioned by the British Broadcasting Corp. that found most people surveyed felt the list of deadly sins defined in the Middle Ages no longer applied to modern-day life and should be updated.  [more]

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Posted by on June 7, 2008 in Catholic, Crime

 

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One response to “Seven deadly sins alive and well today, says Jesuit Journal

  1. Etiketer

    August 4, 2008 at 10:13 AM

    Thanks! Really interesting. I wish i could spend my time on writing articles…just have no time for it.

     

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