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SIN AGAINST RELIGION

The deliberate refusal to give to God the honor and worship he deserves as humanity's Creator and final destiny. Sins against religion may be either explicit, as in formal contempt of God, or implicit, as in the practice of idolatry or Satanism.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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