So, I got rid of many of the movies I grew up on and used to like, but the other day I watched Pretty Woman. I looked away or fast forward during the inappropriate scenes. But now I feel guilty. Am I in mortal sin for watching an inappropriate movie? I know a priest said that it is not just acting when you are doing sex scenes because you are inciting lust as an actor and for those watching because of the contact they are making. Plus, I doubt God would find a movie about a woman prostituting herself entertaining. So, I will definitely confess, I’m just wondering if I need to with hold communion until I can confess?
I hope not otherwise we’re all doomed in this evermore secular world.
Pretty much, if you have to ask you’re probably fine. If you’re in a state of mortal sin you’ll likely know so.