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"He simply argued that the peddling of pardons like Colosseum souvenirs trivialized sin by debasing the contrition."

Does this mean that by the Pope allowing indulgences society cares less about doing wrong?

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    Yes. By selling the pardons, the Church implied that sin wasn't important and didn't take seriously the sinners' repentance.

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    Oh, ok. Thanks!

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    You're welcome.

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