Vatican scrambles after pope appears to deny existence of hell

Repubblica founder Eugenio Scalfari has misrepresented pontiff’s words, says Vatican

Pope Francis leaves the Regina Coeli prison in Rome after washing the feet of inmates.
 Pope Francis leaves the Regina Coeli prison in Rome after washing the feet of inmates. 

The Vatican has scrambled to clarify comments made by Pope Francis to a well-known Italian journalist that appeared to deny the existence of hell.

The Holy See issued a terse statement saying a lengthy article published in La Repubblica on Wednesday by Eugenio Scalfari, 93, the newspaper’s founder, was “the fruit of his reconstruction” and not “a faithful transcription of the Holy Father’s words”.    READ MORE

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  • Thinker  On April 3, 2018 at 9:02 am

    God and Satan, Heaven and Hell, like Love and Marriage go together like a horse and carriage. Catholics got rid of Limbo but Hell has to stay.

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