Can We Be Happy in Heaven Knowing a Loved One Is in Hell?

The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that at the Last Judgment “the truth of each man’s relationship with God will be laid bare” (CCC 1039). This means the blessed in heaven will know which of their loved ones are in hell. But this seems to cause a problem. If heaven is a “state of supreme, definitive happiness” (CCC 1024), …

Why Hell is not Incompatible with an All-Good God

Questions surrounding the Doctrine of Hell are often an obstacle to people who are learning about the Catholic faith. In this Ready Reasons video I discuss why the Doctrine of Hell and an all-good God don’t contradict each other, but rather go hand in hand. http://karlobroussard.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Will-God-Send-You-To-Hell.mp3 Audio Download

Doesn’t Hell Make God an Unjust Tyrant?

For many people, the Catholic doctrine of hell serves as an obstacle to belief in God. They think an all-good God wouldn’t allow someone he loves to experience everlasting torment. And they think the permanent nature of hell’s punishment is incompatible with a just God. A recent caller on Catholic Answers Live asked, “Given that we have a finite life with limited …