Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
TP: Treatise On The Sacraments
Q[88] Of The Return Of Sins Which Have Been Taken Away By Penance
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We must now consider the return of sins which have been taken away by Penance: under which head there are four points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether sins which have been taken away by Penance return simply through a subsequent sin?

A[2] Whether more specially as regards certain sins they return, in a way, on account of ingratitude?

A[3] Whether the debt of punishment remains the same for sins thus returned?

A[4] Whether this ingratitude, on account of which sins return, is a special sin?