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Old 03-10-2008, 10:56 AM   #1
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Vatican lists "new sins"

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Thou shall not pollute the Earth. Thou shall beware genetic manipulation. Modern times bring with them modern sins. So the Vatican has told the faithful that they should be aware of "new" sins such as causing environmental blight.

The guidance came at the weekend when Archbishop Gianfranco Girotti, the Vatican's number two man in the sometimes murky area of sins and penance, spoke of modern evils.



http://green.yahoo.com/news/nm/20080...e_sins_dc.html
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I read something about the Pope warning scientists not to develop an immortality pill. I think they're all a bunch of loonies at the Vatican to be honest.
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thou shall not rip the tag off of thy mattress
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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Thou shall not pollute the Earth.
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This is a joke, right? I'm a practicing Catholic and I've never heard of these sins.
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That's hilarious.
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Re: Vatican lists "new sins"

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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Thou shall not pollute the Earth.



http://green.yahoo.com/news/nm/20080...e_sins_dc.html
I wish they'd put one out like that.
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Btw if you dont know the vatican has shares in British airways, bible bashing hypocrites.

If i became King of the world ( post that would become avalible in the year 2130, after the 4th world war) i would bulldoze the place.
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i would bulldoze the place.
Save the art though. David.
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David is in Florence. He should be ok even after bulldozing Vatican City (as should Bono, of course).
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That tears it. I need to get my ass to Italy.
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David and the three fake Davids are in Florence.
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Re: Re: Vatican lists "new sins"

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I wish they'd put one out like that.
Um, they did.
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Part of the problem with the Vatican defining "new sins" has mainly to do with the weight they place on sin, in terms of salvation. Technically speaking, one unconfessed "mortal sin"--which covers most sins, mind you--and they're ready to send you off to hell.

"Catholic guilt" is a term used for a reason.
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I read something about the Pope warning scientists not to develop an immortality pill. I think they're all a bunch of loonies at the Vatican to be honest.
I agree
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