Person A picks up a Jewish person in Poland during WWII. NAZI authorities come and ask Person A if he/she is keeping any Jewish people. Person A replies “No way” and the NAZI authorities leave. Person A has lied which is a sin. Would Person A have to confess this sin or is his/her action morally neutral.
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