Catholics don't condemn masturbation just because of some lofty idea of what the This talk of habit raises an important point: when is masturbation a sin?.
In the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the Catholic Church teaches: of Hippo (354–430), regards masturbation as a sin.
Dear Grace: What is the Catholic Church's teaching on masturbation? Is it viewed as a mortal sin or as a venial sin? Could it prevent us from getting.