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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

For '95, New Sin List

ROME () -- Italians might get away with dodging their taxes and bribing people in this world, but in the next they will burn in Hell unless they repent, according to the country's Roman Catholic Church.


It has added a catalog of secular sins to the traditional wrongs listed in the Bible in a new version of its Catechism, or book of rules, for Italian adults published Thursday.


Modern sins it lists include tax evasion, vote-rigging, bribery and corruption, financial and property speculation, drugs trafficking, arms smuggling, arbitrary imprisonment and environmental pollution.