Rejecting the Lust and Impurity of Hell video series We regret that we have to address these issues. However, due to the fact that we have received a high number of queries on this issue, it must be addressed. Since so many are coming out of mortal sin and are convincing themselves that certain things are not sins, we must preach against those sins with some specificity lest people perish in their ignorance. Masturbation is a mortal sin. Those who took the time to read our article against Justification by Faith Alone section , should have noticed a point which concerns this issue. There are about three places where St.
Is Masturbation A Mortal Sin? Yes. - Catholic Church
Does Masturbation prevent prostate cancer? How to stop masturbating If you are fed up, and just want to stop masturbating now, go here. Perhaps I Hugh should talk about my status regarding the masturbation issue. Advocates of masturbation figure anybody who speaks against it is a hypocrite because they assume everyone masturbates, even those who speak against it. My testimony clearly shows I am not one to judge. I was involved in abortions , broken hearts, and crossed gender boundaries. Before I became Catholic I thought masturbation was OK, except this nagging feeling in the back of my mind that something was wrong.
We have lost a sense of the sacred in our culture today. When certain things are ordained for specific, special purposes, it is often wrong to use them for something less, as that might cause us to lose respect for the true purpose of those things. I see those things as deserving of respect that such actions would undermine.
It is a challenging teaching. The Catholic teaching on masturbation says that masturbation is always morally wrong. Sex is intended to be both an expression of love for your spouse, and a beautiful means of procreation.