- Feb 23, 2020
What is Hell like? The young visionaries of Fatima were horrified by the vision of Hell they were given. The seers said that the Blessed Virgin Mary showed them “a sea of fire.” The literalness of the vision given to the Fatima children corresponds with the terrifying visions experienced by other saints.
Famously, the existentialist philosopher and novelist Jean-Paul Sartre once penned the line, “Hell is other people.” Based on the Church’s faith in the communion of saints, Catholicism responds to Sarte by saying, “Heaven is other people!”
“The Great Divorce,” based on C.S. Lewis’ classic theological fantasy about heaven and hell. Produced by the Fellowship For Performing Arts; showing at the Pearl Theatre, 555 West 42nd St., New York. Most of the action in “The Great Divorce” takes place on grass. The three actors, all barefoot, walk
Every spring in Rome, the big production is normally the Easter Mass celebrated by the pope. This year Easter remains the spiritual linchpin, but in popular terms it’s more like a warm-up act for next Sunday’s double-play canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. This will be the