Ignorance and the New Covenent


Ok so the Catholic Church teaches that those who are ignorant of the truth of God but still live their lives by natural law given to them can enter Heaven.

Anyways when Jesus died and came down to Hell did he save the Pagans who had no knowledge of either the Old Covenent or the New Covenent and followed Natural law given to them?


When Jesus died and went to limbo, He saved those who had lived righteous lives prior to His coming. They would have been in Heaven, but Heaven was closed due to Original Sin. So yes He would have saved the righteous gentiles as well.


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