Lying

While it’s been years since I last set foot inside a Church, I cannot help but be moved by the reflections of the greatest saints. The one admirable quality in the Catholic Church is its black and white morality and its unforgiving ability to dictate what is right and wrong in beautiful language. For example: “It is better to suffer injustice than to commit it. Everyone who lies commits injustice; so anyone who believes that a lie is sometimes useful believes that injustice is sometimes useful…So either injustice is sometimes useful – which is impossible – or lying is always useless.” – St. Augustine, On Christian Teaching Book One, XXXV-XXXVI 

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