COMMENTARY: The three most recent popes — St. John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis — have taken the optimistic view.
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Pope Francis recently called on the international community to ban surrogate pregnancy. His words are a welcome source of support for pro-life advocates in Michigan, which is about to become ‘one of the most surrogacy-friendly jurisdictions in the world.’ That’s what Genevieve Marnon, legislative director of Right to Life of Michigan, told the Register. Genevieve joins us today. But first, we turn to another topic Pope Francis recently talked about, and one that most of us don’t like to think about: the reality of Hell. Father Jeffery Kirby joins us now.
COMMENTARY: Different demons for different times, but with a strangely similar message.
During their lifetimes, some saints were given a peek into the happiness of heaven and the horrors of hell.
If you were the only person in the whole world in the whole of human history whom God needed to redeem, he would have sent his only-begotten Son.
“Each man receives his eternal retribution in his immortal soul at the very moment of his death, in a particular judgment that refers his life to Christ: either entrance into the blessedness of heaven — through a purification or immediately — or immediate and everlasting damnation.” (CCC 1022)
Important facts to know about this popular saint.