Results from Tag: 'devil'
In a lengthy interview today with Italian state television, Pope Francis discussed a wide range of themes including dealing with pain, suffering, the importance of hope, women’s gifts, the reality of the devil, the war in Ukraine, and conflicts around the world, many of which are unseen.
EWTN docudrama, reairing this weekend and Monday, retells the Parable of the Prodigal Son.
BOOK PICK: ‘Christ Versus Satan in Our Daily Lives’
Father François-Marie Dermine, promoter of an annual international course on exorcism in Rome, discusses his recent popular work about the devil, offering keys to discernment on this controversial and sensitive topic.
“A life absent of faith ... is already fertile ground for an extraordinary action of the devil.”
“What have you to do with us, Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the appointed time?” (Matthew 8:29)
Pope Francis quoted St. Augustine of Hippo, who wrote in The City of God that “the Church progresses on her pilgrimage amidst this world's persecutions and God's consolations.”