Gender-Specific Sins

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titianadameveSurvey based on Catholic confessions found that the most common sin for women was pride (followed by envy and anger), while the most common sin for men was lust (followed by gluttony and sloth). The report was based on a study of confessions carried out by Fr Roberto Busa, a 95-year-old Jesuit scholar.


Rose Garrett is a writer living in San Francisco. She has worked as a barista, literary agency intern, ESL tutor, and caterer at wealthy children's parties. She currently works as a staff writer and editor at Education.com. More from this author →