Religion: It Was All Adam's Fault

Q. Did Adam and Eve remain faithful to God?

A. Adam and Eve did not remain faithful to God, but broke His command by eating the forbidden fruit.

Q. Who was the first to disobey God?

A. Eve was the first to disobey God, and she induced Adam to do likewise.

Q. What befell Adam and Eve on account of their sin?

A. Adam and Eve, on account of their sin, lost innocence and holiness, and were doomed to sickness and death.

Most young U. S. Roman Catholics learn about Original Sin from these questions & answers in the "Penny" or "Baltimore" catechism, first published in 1885....

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