cardinal sin


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cardinal sin

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) theol any of the seven deadly sins
2. informal an unforgivable error or misjudgment: lack of impartiality is considered a cardinal sin in broadcasting circles.
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This came after retired Pasig City Regional Trial Court Judge Harriet Demetriou claimed in a news report that the late former Manila Archbishop Jaime Cardinal Sin met her during the trial of sanchez and gave her a letter from the late Lucena Bishop Pedro Bantigue.
FIELD GOAL(S) The kids of Jaime Cardinal Sin Village playing basketball in their newly-refurbished court
He was angry that I had committed the cardinal sin of coming in the wrong door and could I leave the shop immediately and try again.
Sison, parish priest of Saint John Paul II parish in Eastwood City, used to be spokesman for Jaime Cardinal Sin. The Catholic Church wielded the greatest political power in this country when the outspoken Sin was the archbishop of Manila.
Cardinal Sin, then archbishop of Manila, and is considered the longest-running and most prestigious awards-giving body in the country today.
But I think much of the criticism stems from him committing the cardinal sin of beating Mrs Clinton in the presidential election.
They are also committing the cardinal sin of failing to protect the Republic from a terrorist attack by not repatriating the economic migrants who are arriving here.
If Jaime Cardinal Sin were alive today, would the Church have been more vocal on issues confronting the Catholic community and society?
Summary: New Delhi (India), June 12 (ANI): Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that the government should not be attacked for seeking reconsideration of the recommendations made by the Supreme Court Collegium as it didn't commit a "cardinal sin."
Recently, in a TV programme a participant was waxing eloquent against this order of inquiry by the NAB chairman as if a cardinal sin had been committed.
Cardinal Sin called on the people to go to Crame to protect Enrile and Ramos.
Changing your mind is the cardinal sin of penalty-taking.