Jesus’ descent into hell

Jesus’ descent into hell ‘Hell’ has two meanings in Catholic theology — the place of the damned and where dead ...

Letters to the Editor for February 12, 2012 Bishop Zavala, clergy sexual abuse, abortion, and bishops

Observations on hell

Observations on hell Columnist responds to readers’ questions about Church teaching on hell, eternity and ...

Christ's death and resurrection

Christ's death and resurrection Seven ways of understanding Jesus’ death and what it achieved in relation to the ...

Descended into hell?

Descended into hell? Before Christ, hell meant both the abode of the damned and the place in which the ...

Understanding hell and purgatory

Understanding hell and purgatory They are conditions of being — like heaven — rather than geographical locations, but ...