We are all sinners, but God’s grace is there for all of us. We have free will, so we can choose God or not. We can choose to go to heaven or hell.
This to me is bleak. God seems to play no role, or grace as it is always there on offer. All we have to do is freely make the choice to go to heaven. It is like going into a shop and picking what we want, and there is no need to pay.
Many Catholics who look at pornography and believe in contraception are, as has been indicated in CA, in a state of mortal sin, provided other criteria are met. Forgiveness needs confession, ignored, apparently, by many Catholics. So hell awaits them, unless they make, using free will the decision to enter heaven. Sts Thomas Aquinas and Augustine believed most people end up in hell. All we need to do is choose to go to heaven. If so why does this depress me?