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With the Carnival season upon us, one Catholic priest is urging Christians to pay close attention to what is going on within them as they engage the season.

Fr Dexter Brereton CSSp, Parish Priest at St Francis of Assisi, Erin, and Lecturer in Systematic Theology, School of Theology at the Seminary of St John Vianney and the Uganda Martyrs told Catholic News the first thing Christians ought to remember, when deciding matters of right and wrong is this: Rules do not make moral choices, people do.

The decision as to the “rightness” or “wrongness” of a particular action (a ‘dutty wine’ for example) is not always plain and obvious, he said.

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