...and some new ways to go to hell.

And there ys peynted wythunne and over,
The dedly synnes sueyn
There was peynted wyth thyngys sere
That men mygt mewse on many a yere’

Le Bone Florence of Rome
(a Middle English Romance of c.1475-1500)

SLOTH


Nero-Auto-Castrato

ENVY


Invidia

GLUTTONY



The punishment thereof

PRIDE


Fierte

WRATH


John Wayne Gacy junior's puppet theatre of death.

LUST


Lascivia

GREED


Avarizia




The seven deadly sins commissioned by Beverly Baroff




The original offences and their punishments
Pride -Broken on the wheel
Envy -Put in freezing water
Gluttony -Forced to eat rats, toads, and snakes
Lust -Smothered in fire and brimstone
Anger -Dismembered alive
Greed -Put in cauldrons of boiling oil
Sloth -Thrown in snake pits


The Vatican has recently announced seven new deadly sins, published in an issue of the L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican's official newspaper.

(1)genetic modification; (2) human experimentations, (3) polluting the environment; (4) social injustice; (5) causing poverty; (6) financial gluttony; and (7) taking drugs.



Vivisection

To be continued...