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Tobit - Circumstances of Sarah's affliction with Asmodeus

In the Book of Tobit, Sarah is placed in an rural setting in Ecbatana, pleading to the Lord for death after her numerous suitors have been smitten down by a demon called Asmodeus. Her predicament ...
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According to Catholic Tradition, did Tobias and Sarah consummate their marriage on their wedding night or just pray together?

I was listening to a recent podcast on Relevant Radio where the host said there's a tradition in the Catholic Church of not "engaging in the conjugal act" on couples wedding night and that ...
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Are there any Church traditions or legends that state what species of fish Tobias caught in the Book of Tobit?

Are there any Church traditions or legends that state what species of fish the young man Tobias caught in the Book of Tobit according to the Catholic, Orthodox or other local churches of the East? ...
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