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What is Sin According to the Catholic Catechism? Do Different Sins Need Different Sacrifices?

WHAT IS SIN? DO DIFFERENT SINS NEED DIFFERENT SACRIFICES? The Catholic Blog - Helping people find answers to the most common questions about Catholicism with answers from the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Bible. ( ) “Do different sins need different sacrifices?” - Important Passages of The Catechism of the Catholic Church to Consider: “The distinction between mortal and venial sin, already evident in Scripture, became part of the tradition of the Church.  It is corroborated by human experience” (CCC 1854) “Mortal sin destroys charity in the heart of man by a grave violation of God’s law; it turns man away from God, who is his ultimate end and his beatitude by preferring and inferior good to him” (CCC 1855) “Venial sin allows charity to subsist, even though it offends and wounds it” (CCC 1855) “Mortal sin…necessitates a new initiative of God’s mercy and a conversion of the heart which is normally accomplished within the sacrament of reconciliation” (CC