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THE SEVEN DEADLY OR CAPITAL SINS AND THE OPPOSING VIRTUES

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Vices can be classified according to the virtues they oppose, or also be linked to the deadly sins or capital sins which Christian experience has distinguished, following St. John Cassian and St. Gregory the Great. They are called "capital" because they engender other sins and other vices.

#1866 Catechism of the Catholic Church

  1. Pride vs. Humility
  2. Wrath vs. Meekness
  3. Envy vs. Charity
  4. Lust vs. Chastity
  5. Gluttony vs. Moderation
  6. Sloth vs. Zeal
  7. Avarice vs. Generosity
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