Fraternal correction?


#1

Hi,

I have a question about fraternal correction of another person, when it comes to scandal. I found this on the newadvent page:

Every one, however, whether having an official competency or not, is bound to give the admonition when the sin, committed though it be from ignorance, is hurtful to the offender or a third party or is the occasion of scandal.

Link: newadvent.org/cathen/04394a.htm

Does this mean that if someone is having an impure conversation with another person, and there are others in their presence who may be scandalized, is one bound to admonish their neighbor? Thank you, God bless


#2

Its hard to find the right way to admonish, sometimes. When your heart is right and you have love for others, the words and actions usually come. What do you believe?


#3

It looks like the sin of scandal takes a special form in fraternal correction. Another words Even if the sin commited is from invincible ignorance, if it is the sin of scandal, then we should use fraternal correction.

The article doesnt say or atleast I didn’t understand how and when you correct someone who is veinlely sinning?


#4

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