A quote from an anti-Catholic:
“Certainly, the fire that shall “try every man’s work of what sort it is” (I Cor 3:13) is not physical. It must be the “fire” of God’s justice, holiness, purity, and truth that exposes motives and would surely torment the conscience of the damned forever. This alone could constitute the flames in the Lake of Fire. No longer is any excuse plausible even to the most perverted. With no tree to hide behind, no fig leaf to cover, and standing naked before God, the flame of His justice burns the conscience with supernatural conviction. That eternal torment will be beyond anything we could imagine.”
His claim was that Catholics teach that the flames of purgatory & hell are physical. This is just about the only place where he gives his belief about judgment & hell.
Is this compatible with Catholic teaching? I’m having trouble finding info in the CCC. (Darned index.)
Thanks in advance!