The full Catholic teaching on masturbation seems to be a secret to most people. The Catholic teaching on masturbation says that masturbation is a grave sin.
In the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the Catholic Church teaches: of Hippo (–), 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.