Justice Scalia and Pope Francis discuss Satan 1

I don’t recall ever hearing a homily on the subject of Satan in the Catholic Church.

I’ve attended over 2000 Masses since I converted to the Church years ago. Satan isn’t a subject that most people are comfortable talking about. Many people will dismissively roll their eyes if you invoke the subject. The sense is something like: “you superstitious fool, time to enter the 21st century.

Some people are frightened of the subject. Some people perceive Satan as an abstraction rather than a specific evil being.

Interestingly, two prominent people were just in the news acknowledging their belief in Satan: Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Scalia and Pope Francis … More…