The Word Among Us

June 2019 Issue

Jesus Has Won the Victory

The teaching of the Catechism on the devil.

Jesus Has Won the Victory: The teaching of the Catechism on the devil.

The Church teaches that Satan was at first a good angel, made by God: “The devil and the other demons . . . became evil by their own doing.” (391)

Scripture speaks of a sin of these angels. This “fall” consists in the free choice of these created spirits, who radically and irrevocably...

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