What do they mean Jesus decended into hell?


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I have read in some versions of the Apostles Creed that Jesus went to Hell for 3 days before Heaven? Where does this come from? thanks:confused:


#2

Lorrayne,

These links should be helpful in understanding that part of the Creed. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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