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The devil and his demons are are angels (immaterial/incorporeal intelligent beings). Angels do not occupy a place in the same sense bodily beings do. Angels are said to be in a place by the action they can produce on material things: St. Thomas Aquinas, addressing "Whether an angel is in a place?" (Summa Theologica I q. 52 a. 1) co., writes: It is ...


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The According to Catholicism, it it possible for Satan and/or his satellites to roam the earth, while still being in hell? The short answer is yes. When not in hell proper, they take hell with them. The demon when not in hell take their interior torments of hell with them. So too the angels that come to our side to protect us are always in the state of ...


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From the Blog of Archdiocese of Washington: Thus, though consigned to Hell, it would seem that some or all of the demons have the ability to roam the earth as well. Demons, however, do not have bodies and thus do not “roam the earth” the way we do. Their “roaming” is more an indication of their capacity to influence than their ability to move from ...


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Did Christ open the Door of Hell after he preached the Gospel in the realm of the dead? The short answer is no. History sees the work of evil (Satan and his satellites) throughout salvation history and into our modern times. How could Christ has already closed it? Satan runs somewhat freely from the times of Genesis until now. The demons have seemingly ...


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The answer is NO. Not sure why you skipped CCC633 in your research where you can find the answer. Scripture calls the abode of the dead, to which the dead Christ went down, "hell" - Sheol in Hebrew or Hades in Greek - because those who are there are deprived of the vision of God.480 Such is the case for all the dead, whether evil or righteous, while ...


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To find the answer, we have to spread the net wider, broaden the context of the topic. All this while, we have understood the Gospel to mean good news for Jews, but now we should consider the possibility that it is good news to non believers too. A clue is found in Acts 17:18, where the presence of Stoics and Epicureans ignites the interest of Paul. We will ...


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Correction – just because “even the most liberal Christians say that sin is inescapable,” that does not mean that Jesus cannot save people from sin, particularly the consequences of sin. Another flawed argument is the suggestion that if there is no Hell then Jesus can’t save people from God. Regardless of what people think hell might or might not be, every ...


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