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Why did Jesus die?

May 31, 2013 by  
Filed under Fr. McCloskey, Redemption


We are taught to believe as Catholic Christians Jesus died for our sins,” yet that is not the reason he was killed. He was killed by the Jews because he was a threat and a heretic, and by the Romans who saw him as threat to their own authority. Why are we taught as we are? Good question–which I will now try to answer to your satisfaction. But first let me back up a bit and run through some of the... Read More

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