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Unformatted text preview: rights and lived in poverty. This led to more sin because according to the Reconciliatio et Paenitentia document, it is also a sin for those in control of the situation to completely avoid it. Throughout this time, there was much violence towards the Blacks by groups like the Ku Klux Klan. This of course was a sin, but all of the people who stood by and let it happen are also considered sinners due to their moral responsibility to stop it. Still prevalent, social sin is all around. It is seen in the government, terrorist attacks, and even big businesses. After understanding the underlying personal sin that caused the social sin, one can comprehend the many problems in our world today, thus leading to possible solutions. Heightening the sin’s severity is the fact that social sin is basically inevitable because personal sin is inescapable. It is critical to grasp these concepts because in doing so one is a step closer to assisting in the prevention of social sin....
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- Spring '08
- Sin, Pope John Paul II, social sin