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True Confessions: Men And Women Sin Differently
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A survey of Catholic confessions is out. A 95-year-old Jesuit scholar looked at which of the seven deadly sins are committed most frequently. Among men, lust took first prize, with gluttony coming in second. For women, pride was the biggie, followed by envy. The pope's personal theologian told the Vatican newspaper that "men and women sin in different ways."

ARI SHAPIRO, host:

Good morning. I'm Ari Shapiro. The contest is over. The counting is done and the winner is lust. The BBC reports on a new survey of Catholic confessions. A 95-year-old Jesuit scholar looked at which of the seven deadly sins are the most popular. Among men, lust took first prize, with gluttony coming in second. For women, pride was the big winner, followed by envy. The pope's personal theologian told the Vatican newspaper: men and women sin in different ways.

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