No wonder the pope has caused confusion. Heaven and hell are a state of mind | Curio

No wonder the pope has caused confusion. Heaven and hell are a state of mind

6 mins | May 31, 2018

In March 2018, a journalist quoted Pope Francis as saying “Hell doesn’t exist,” creating a state of confusion. The Vatican has since denied the report, but Andrew Brown, writing in The Guardian, nevertheless considers the implications of the words. Could the pope truly be denying the existence of eternal anguish as a state of mind?

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From The Guardian