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cornbread_r2's Avatar Jump to comment 33 by cornbread_r2

Catholics like Santorum tend to forget just who authorizes Mr Satan. From the Catholic catechism:

395 The power of Satan is, nonetheless, not infinite. He is only a creature, powerful from the fact that he is pure spirit, but still a creature. He cannot prevent the building up of God's reign. Although Satan may act in the world out of hatred for God and his kingdom in Christ Jesus, and although his action may cause grave injuries - of a spiritual nature and, indirectly, even of a physical nature- to each man and to society, the action is permitted by divine providence which with strength and gentleness guides human and cosmic history. It is a great mystery that providence should permit diabolical activity, but "we know that in everything God works for good with those who love him."

Fri, 24 Feb 2012 06:51:02 UTC | #921391