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SINS CRYING TO HEAVEN

The four sins traditionally said to cry to heaven for vengeance, namely: 1. willful murder (Genesis 4:10); 2. sodomy or homosexuality (Genesis 18:20); 3. oppression of the poor (Exodus 2:23); and 4. defrauding laborers of their wages (James 5:4).

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

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