Is it a mortal sin to slip a curse word?


#1

hi, i just went to confession, and will do my best to stay away from sin, but what i want to know is this: if i accidently slip a cuss word outloud or to myself in anger, is it still a mortal sin?

thanks. i really need to know as im just now getting a grasp on mortal sin, and want to be able to recive the eucharist. thank you.


#2

coleraine,

I’m happy to hear of your frequent participation in the sacramental life! This link should answer your question about profanity. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by this link, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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