This is the blessing of apologetics — one’s faith gets strengthened all the time by seeing how the Bible is right again and again
If we really want to understand the definition of “religion,” why not go to the Bible?
World War II and all of its hideous fruit is squarely the fault of humans, not God.
St. Peter presided at the Council of Jerusalem in the Acts of the Apostles, and the Catholic Church has followed that biblical model ever since.
Why was the stone rolled away if Jesus could enter locked rooms? And how could Joseph of Arimathea buy a linen cloth if all the shops were closed for Passover?
“The Church, following the apostles, teaches that Christ died for all men without exception: ‘There is not, never has been, and never will be a single human being for whom Christ did not suffer.’” (CCC 605)