This certainly it was that God intended; that we, seeing our deficiencies, and that we have no other help, should with all humility have recourse to his mercy. Francis Xavier , p. Prayer is the weapon wherewith to ward off the assaults of our spiritual foe; it is more potent than all the efforts of the demons because by prayer we procure the assistance of God, and nothing can withstand His might. Large numbers of men and women are starting to name their habit of masturbation for what it is: If you don't masturbate you will get prostate cance r Why are only Catholics against it? The second reason is that it is a kind of drug abuse , since the sexual pleasure is an intoxicating pleasure that affects the person in a way similar to a strong drug. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to go into hell.
What does the Bible Say about Masturbation? “Is masturbation a sin?” has always been considered as a grave mortal sin in the Catholic Church and even by most. 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. Hi Father, I know that masturbation is a mortal sin, but are their any circumstances that would make it a venial sin? EWTN Global Catholic Network.