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n. (plural of sin English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: sin)

Sins (film)

Sins is a 2005 Bollywood film directed and produced by Vinod Pande.

The movie has a few controversial topless scenes due to which the movie received an A certificate from the censor board of India. The film depicting a Catholic priest romantically involved with a young woman, was protested against by those that felt it was a negative portrayal of Catholicism and indecent. Catholic Secular Forum filed a public interest litigation to stall its release but the court cleared the film.

The film is based on news story that Pande read in 1988 about a Kerala priest sentenced to death on sexual harassment and murder charges.

Sins (miniseries)

Sins is a 1986 CBS television miniseries starring Joan Collins. An adaptation of the 1982 novel of the same name by Judith Gould, it is the story of a woman who survives the horrors of the Nazi occupation of France and suffers a succession of challenges as she rises in the world of fashion.

Produced by New World Television, Collins also served as executive producer with her then-husband Peter Holm, and the miniseries contained 85 costume changes for her role (a record for a single production). Carly Simon co-wrote and performed the theme song, "It's Hard to be Tender."

Usage examples of "sins".

Consequently, if the sinner sins by receiving the sacrament, it seems that he would sin by beholding it, which is manifestly untrue, since the Church exposes this sacrament to be seen and adored by all.

Consequently no kind of satisfaction should be enjoined on one who is being baptized, for any sins whatever: and this would be to dishonor the Passion and death of Christ, as being insufficient for the plenary satisfaction for the sins of those who were to be baptized.

Moreover those who are being baptized do not need to be released from their sins by the keys of the Church, since all are forgiven them in Baptism.

But cleansing from sins is effected specially by Baptism, according to Eph.

Now after baptism man needs to pray continually, in order to enter heaven: for though sins are remitted through baptism, there still remain the fomes of sin assailing us from within, and the world and the devils assailing us from without.

Now to save men and to be a propitiation for their sins belongs to Christ as Head.

A man does not, however, incur ingratitude by committing a venial sin, because by sinning venially man does not act against God, but apart from Him, wherefore venial sins nowise cause the return of sins already forgiven.

Whether Penance Is Fittingly Divided into Penance Before Baptism, Penance for Mortal Sins, and Penance for Venial Sins?

But if the Church, by degrading, excommunicating, or suspending him, does not tolerate him in the ministry, he that receives a sacrament from him sins, because he communicates in his sin.

He also sins that receives a sacrament from such a man: so that he does not receive the reality of the sacrament, unless ignorance excuses him.

And therefore it is manifest that whoever receives this sacrament while in mortal sin, is guilty of lying to this sacrament, and consequently of sacrilege, because he profanes the sacrament: and therefore he sins mortally.

Now the penitent receives forgiveness of his sins at once, according to Ezech.

Consequently, although a man receives forgiveness of past sins in the first instant of his true penance, nevertheless he must persevere in his penance, lest he fall again into sin.

Penance regards venial sins, properly speaking indeed, in so far as they are committed of our own will, but this was not the chief purpose of its institution.

As regards Penance, some have erred, saying that a man cannot obtain pardon of his sins through Penance a second time.