Suffering from scrupulosity; may I leave leave for another church?

If a person is struggling with scrupulosity (and can not manage it through various methods of help) and they decide out of desperation to leave the Church and attend a Protestant church ( because they find relief there)- will they go to hell? Thank you.


Scrupulosity is not a religious matter so much as it is a psychological one. Going to another church isn’t going to solve anything. You need to understand what you are dealing with. Obsessive compulsive behavior is fed by irrational fear. I deal with many people here who carry this cross. If you would like to discuss this further privately, just click on my name above. You are in my prayers.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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