In the end, do all go to Heaven?

Despite the indifferentism of our days, it often happens that the same question, which someone — perhaps afflicted with the perspective of eternal condemnation — had posed long ago to the Redeemer keeps coming back: ‘Lord, will only a few people be saved?’ (Lk 13:23). And although hardly anyone might want to recognize the fact, we know that the question of eternal happiness is related to fulfilling the commandments, persevering in the state of grace, and firm adhesion to the one true Church. Today, some tend to put the question in simplified terms: contaminated by false ideas, they erroneously try to show the way to Heaven as though it were as spacious as that leading to eternal condemnation (cf. Mt 7:13). But truth will always wield on the upright of heart the same power of attraction and strength of conversion that it always has…These are the ones who discern that while the Lord’s ‘yoke is easy and His burden light’ (cf. Mt 11:30), yet ‘the kingdom of Heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force’ (cf. Mt 11:12). …Read more…