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While the Jewish Law from the Old Testament may focus on sins that result in actions that can be observed, investigated, and prosecuted by the state, i.e., crimes, it has also always said that there are thoughts that are sinful too. One of the most prominent examples of these is the last of the Ten Commandments: do not covet your neighbour's wife or property....


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How many mortal sins did/does Satan do? Did Satan commit just one mortal sin? Satan lost sanctifying grace by committing the sin of pride alone (not envy, disobedience, or any other sin; cf. Hugon, O.P., Tractatus Dogmatici vol. 1 p. 693, PDF p. 353). Suárez's De angelis lib. 7 cap. 15 (pp. 897-910) goes into much depth regarding the question of "Whether, ...


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Yes, atheism is very sinful because there is nothing more hateful of God than to believe He does not exist. Unbelief is the greatest sin, as St. Thomas Aquinas writes in Summa Theologica II-II q. 10 a. 3 co.: Every sin consists formally in aversion from God […] Hence the more a sin severs man from God, the graver it is. Now man is more than ever ...


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