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Karen Pyle wrote:

Hi, guys —

I am a 53 year old stay-home wife and Mom, and I come from a very long line of Catholics.
That said, the faith continues in the future generations of our family.  Recently, when I was reminiscing with some friends. I mentioned that I remembered, as a child, my grandmother and great aunts discussing that Jesus was once referred to as the Prince of Darkness in their childhood, because he brought light to the darkness.  Well, after being called a "liar" by one who calls himself a "former Catholic" and has embraced the idea of the Rapture, I tried to do some research, in vain, but found no reference of this.

Can you please enlighten me on this matter?

Thank you,

Karen Pyle

  { Was Jesus ever referred to as the Prince of Darkness? }

Mary Ann replied:

Hi, Karen —

I have never heard of anyone calling Jesus by this Title, especially since He is the Light of the World.

I can see how it could have been used in a manner that meant well, and perhaps it came from a poor translation of another language's way to call Him, the Conqueror of Darkness.

Mary Ann

Karen replied:

Hi, Mary Ann —

Thank you for the reply.

I am just perplexed and confused over the clear memory — but like you said, it could have been a misinterpretation somewhere along the way.

Thank you again!

Karen

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