Is getting drunk a mortal sin if you didn’t intend to get drunk?


CCC 2290 The virtue of temperance disposes us to avoid every kind of excess : the abuse of food, alcohol, tobacco, or medicine. Those incur grave guilt who, by drunkenness or a love of speed, endanger their own and others’ safety on the road, at sea, or in the air.


Mortal sin requires intent.

It would certainly be highly imprudent.


A man walks into a bar and says “ouch!”


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