Catholic Dictionary

Occasion of Sin

A person, place, or thing that is an attraction and enticement to sin; it may be either a situation that always leads to sin or one that usually leads to sin. One is obliged to avoid occasions of sin or, if they cannot be avoided completely, to make them as "remote" as possible.

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