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What Are the “Capital Sins?”

Question:

What are the "capital sins?" Are these the worst sins you can commit?

Answer:

The capital sins—sometimes called the seven deadly sins—are pride, avarice, lust, envy, gluttony, anger, and sloth. They’re referred to as capital sins not because they’re necessarily worse than other sins but because they are the bases of other sins.

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