Choice of entertainment

Since birth control and sex outside of marriage are sins in Catholicism, would it be a sin for a Catholic to watch or read any entertainment in which characters engage in such activities? It could be anything such as the sitcom Seinfeld or Verdi’s opera La Traviata.

Not inherently sinful, but it could be an occasion of sin if one is tempted to imitate sinful behavior.

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