Are All Sins Equal?

Today we address a seemingly simple question that has more levels than it appears: “Does the Catholic Church teach that all sins are equal?”

Salvation, by What Means?

Not long ago, a teen participating in Chosen, Ascension’s confirmation preparation program, read the following in their student guide: “The Catholic Church alone has the fullness of the means of salvation.” Similarly, in discussing other faiths, the program mentioned that…

Is It Ever Morally OK to Lie?

“The church claims to be absolute. It also claims that a morally wrong action is always evil no matter the circumstances. The church says lying is a morally wrong action. It has also said at a different time that it’s okay to lie to save a life and even occasionally obligatory. So how can the church be absolute? Please explain.”