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Christ’s Redemptive Death in God’s Plan of Salvation

Jesus’ violent death was not the result of chance in an unfortunate coincidence of circumstances, but is part of the mystery of God’s plan, as St. Peter explains to the Jews of Jerusalem in his first sermon on Pentecost: “This … Continue reading

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The Consequences of Adam’s Sin for Humanity

All men are implicated in Adam’s sin, as St. Paul affirms: “By one man’s disobedience many (that is, all men) were made sinners”: “sin came into the world through one man and death through sin, and so death spread to … Continue reading

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WHERE SIN ABOUNDED, GRACE ABOUNDED ALL THE MORE

Sin is present in human history; any attempt to ignore it or to give this dark reality other names would be futile. To try to understand what sin is, one must first recognize the profound relation of man to God, … Continue reading

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