Not smoking can be sinful
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This priest obviously doesn't know what he is talking about. I am a recovering alcoholic-addict, formerly addicted to alcohol, valium and other tranqs, and nicotine, as in cigarettes. Nicotine is an addicting drug. The literature from Nicotine Anonymous states it is as addicting as cocaine. They did a scientific study on it. It is documented. It is 99% impossible to be a moderate smoker. You can't do it.

Speak for yourself.  I recently started smoking a pipe and find that it is a most enjoyable and relaxing passtime.  Part of what I like about it is that it is GREAT practice of temperance.  "They did a scientifc study on it."  Relying on God's grace overcomes any "science." 

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Even non-addicts get addicted to it. And it can be a MORTAL SIN to smoke.

Key word can.  It's not in moderation.

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Don't tell me, Father Ripperger that smoking isn't a sin, because it is.

Not only is this quite a rude statement, but you are speaking with authority that you don't have.  Again, smoking can be a sin, but it isn't always.
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Not smoking can be sinful - by CatholicAgrarian - 05-01-2007, 11:17 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by nicollette - 05-01-2007, 06:18 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by spasiisochrani - 05-22-2007, 12:32 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by nicollette - 05-22-2007, 06:04 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by StephenF - 07-12-2007, 11:54 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by incrucetrad - 07-25-2007, 05:01 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 07-25-2007, 09:31 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by DaveC - 07-25-2007, 11:09 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by nicollette - 07-25-2007, 12:19 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 07-25-2007, 02:59 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by miss_fluffy - 07-25-2007, 03:16 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 07-25-2007, 03:21 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Joe_Frances - 07-25-2007, 09:05 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by NorthernTrad - 07-25-2007, 09:11 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by NorthernTrad - 07-25-2007, 09:14 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by CatholicAgrarian - 07-25-2007, 10:57 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by incrucetrad - 07-26-2007, 04:17 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by miss_fluffy - 07-26-2007, 07:28 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by nicollette - 07-26-2007, 08:04 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by CatholicAgrarian - 07-26-2007, 07:48 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by incrucetrad - 07-29-2007, 01:54 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Charlemagne - 08-03-2007, 02:38 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Charlemagne - 08-03-2007, 02:42 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by incrucetrad - 08-04-2007, 02:03 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by NorthernTrad - 08-04-2007, 07:55 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Charlemagne - 08-04-2007, 11:34 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by tleatherland - 08-05-2007, 01:13 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by miss_fluffy - 08-05-2007, 01:52 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Charlemagne - 08-06-2007, 12:58 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-06-2007, 01:16 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Charlemagne - 08-06-2007, 05:01 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by NorthernTrad - 08-06-2007, 10:13 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Charlemagne - 08-07-2007, 01:21 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by MagisterMusicae - 08-07-2007, 02:04 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by ServusIesu - 08-12-2007, 03:42 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by ServusIesu - 08-12-2007, 03:47 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by CatholicAgrarian - 08-12-2007, 10:41 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-12-2007, 11:16 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-12-2007, 11:18 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Charlemagne - 08-13-2007, 01:11 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Clarkthepapist - 08-16-2007, 07:48 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-17-2007, 09:23 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-17-2007, 12:57 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-17-2007, 07:01 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Ginette - 08-18-2007, 07:17 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-18-2007, 09:15 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by finegan - 08-20-2007, 07:13 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-21-2007, 09:02 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by finegan - 08-21-2007, 10:34 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-21-2007, 10:52 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by finegan - 08-21-2007, 11:20 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by CatholicAgrarian - 08-21-2007, 01:13 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by dailyrosary - 08-21-2007, 06:29 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-22-2007, 01:03 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 08-22-2007, 01:48 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 09-16-2007, 09:02 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Cindy - 09-16-2007, 11:35 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 09-17-2007, 05:36 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 09-17-2007, 05:38 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 09-17-2007, 09:36 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by nicollette - 09-17-2007, 11:02 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by jgpc - 09-17-2007, 11:39 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 09-17-2007, 08:48 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by CatholicAgrarian - 09-17-2007, 10:53 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by finegan - 09-18-2007, 11:49 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by finegan - 09-18-2007, 11:51 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Aloysius - 10-02-2007, 10:27 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 10-03-2007, 04:14 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 10-03-2007, 06:36 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 10-03-2007, 10:18 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Kenny - 10-03-2007, 12:41 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by dymphna17 - 10-03-2007, 03:46 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Historian - 10-09-2007, 10:12 AM
Not smoking can be sinful - by nicollette - 10-09-2007, 12:02 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by miss_fluffy - 10-09-2007, 12:11 PM
Not smoking can be sinful - by Aloysius - 10-11-2007, 08:20 AM



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