Are all premeditated lies mortal sins?


#1

Is every premeditated lie a mortal sin? Is even a white premeditated lie a mortal sin? Thanks.


#2

Hi Joey,

No. The seriousness of the sin is determoned by how grave the sin is. So in the matter of lies, only lies about very serious matters would be mortal sins.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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