Thursday, August 16, 2012

Is It A Sin? It All Depends

There are certain actions, for example theft, or murder, which are sinful for everybody.   And then there are those actions which are sinful for some people, but not for others.
Case in point: As a Catholic, I can eat pork without committing a sin.  My observant Jewish neighbors, however, cannot.
I had planned to write a long post on this subject, but I've decided against it.  After all, a long
post is not really needed here.
Besides, when you get right down to it, there is really only one sin, and every sinful action or
omission is just another form of that one sin: