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A Catholic Sin?

Discussion in 'Other Christian Denominations' started by Salty, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    A Roman Catholic told me today that NOT voting is a sin according to the RC church.

    I goggled that, but all I found was that some believe it is a sin to vote for Pro-abortion candidates.

    Does anyone have any info about not voting would be a sin for Catholic.

    And while we are at it, do we as Christians have a Responsibility to vote?

    Salty

    PS vote for me (no - not the ballot about kicking me off BB:tongue3:)
     
  2. Zenas

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    CCC Section 2240:
     
  3. Thinkingstuff

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    So, venial or mortal?
     
  4. targus

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    I don't see that post as saying that not voting is a sin.

    In fact I don't see sin referenced anywhere in that quote.

    The Apostle Paul says that we should "pray without ceasing".

    Does that mean that we are sinning any moment that we are not praying?
     
  5. lori4dogs

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    That would depend on who you are not voting for. :smilewinkgrin:
     
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