mortal sin

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He denounced blasts in graveyard as a grave sin that Muslims should not commit.
He said neglecting their duties towards their children and wives meant committing a grave sin.
Instead of the weapons imports, which is a grave sin, we should import ideas of peace and creativity and find solutions to accept each other with our differences.
Transgressing these bounds is a grave sin that will only lead to turmoil in this life and the life to come.
Inaccuracy of facts is no grave sin therefore, and The King's Speech wholly cashes in on as much to augment drama.
Gambling is a grave sin," said Mohammed Habash, member of parliament and director of the Islamic Studies Centre, who puts it on a par with drug abuse.
Sister Nancy Kehoe fortunately was not there to tell me it was no longer a grave sin, though I thank God there is now a more reasonable response to those who do commit suicide.
The court heard there was an ideological divide between those who see sodomy as harmless and his clients, who see the practice as a "very grave sin, putting those who commit it on the road to perdition".
Regarding the grave sin of abortion or euthanasia, when a person's formal cooperation becomes manifest (understood, in the case of a Catholic politician, as his consistently campaigning and voting for permissive abortion and euthanasia laws), his Pastor should meet with him, instructing him about the Church's teaching, informing him that he is not to present himself for Holy Communion until he brings to an end the objective situation of sin, and warning him that he will otherwise be denied the Eucharist.
At the end of an unprecedented two-day Vatican summit with Irish Bishops, the Pontiff branded the sexual abuse of children and young people a heinous crime and a grave sin.
Ismail argued that since the liberation of Palestine is the duty of every Muslim, abstaining from doing so or becoming involved in activities that would hinder supporting Palestinians is considered a grave sin.
In an interview with the Birmingham Post yesterday, he said: "The Church's position on suicide has not changed - suicide is always seen as a grave sin but our understanding of human nature has developed so that we can see that people in those circumstances are very often affected by mental illness.
Talking to the Birmingham Mail yesterday, he said: "The Church's position on suicide has not changed - suicide is always seen as a grave sin but our understanding of human nature has developed so that we can see that people in those circumstances are very often affected by mental illness.
I DO agree with Ian Parri's article "The Way I See It" in Friday's DP (Jan 2) regarding the hapless Llandudno taxi driver's grave sin of smoking in his own car.