I got a cross tattoo (means a lot to me) I thought it through before I got it. But my grandma said its a sin to get a cross tattooed in particular. I didn’t know that.
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*]Has the church said anything official about body piercing and tattoos
*] Is excessive tattooing a mortal sin?