The Holy Father has repeatedly brought up Satan in his homilies and encourages the faithful to fight back against him.
He firmly believes that Satan is not a figment of our imagination but a real creature who can do serious damage to our souls and to the Church. Most recently he has even asked the Church to pray the St. Michael Prayer to conquer the influence of Satan, who always seeks to divide the Christian faithful.
Here are seven quotes from throughout Francis’ pontificate that highlight the Holy Father’s beliefs regarding the devil and his thoughts on how to combat him.
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