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|FATHER=[[wikipedia:List_of_Daredevil_characters#Father_Paul_Lantom|Father Lantom]]
|FATHER=[[wikipedia:List_of_Daredevil_characters#Father_Paul_Lantom|Father Lantom]]


|FATHER|Ahhh! Ahh! Ahhh! Started to wonder if you'd ever turn up again.
|FATHER|Started to wonder if you'd ever turn up again.
|MATT|Yeah, I've, uh - been busy.
|MATT|Yeah, I've, uh - been busy.
|FATHER|- Hmm.
|FATHER|- Hmm. Well, I'll be inside, you wanna take confession.
Well, I'll be inside, you wanna take confession.
|MATT|Uh, Father? I was wondering if I could take you up on that latte?
|MATT|Uh, Father?
I was wondering if I could take you up on that latte?
|FATHER|Sugar?
|FATHER|Sugar?
|MATT|No.
|MATT|No.
|FATHER|So what's on your mind, Matthew? Wasn't that hard to find out. People still remember "Battlin' Jack" Murdock around these parts and what happened to his son. Seal of confession still applies, even over lattes.
|FATHER|So, what's on your mind, Matthew? Wasn't that hard to find out. People still remember "Battlin' Jack" Murdock around these parts and what happened to his son. Seal of confession still applies, even over lattes.
That what you're worried about.
That what you're worried about.
|MATT| Do you believe in the Devil, Father?
|MATT| Do you believe in the Devil, Father?
|FATHER| You mean as a concept? No.
|FATHER| You mean as a concept?
|MATT| Do you believe he exists? In this world, among us.
|MATT| No. Do you believe he exists? In this world, among us.
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|FATHER| When I was in seminary I was more studious than pious, more skeptical than most of my peers. I had this notion which I was more than willing to speak about, at length, to whoever I could corner that the Devil was inconsequential. Minor figure in the grand scheme.
|FATHER| When I was in seminary I was more studious than pious, more skeptical than most of my peers. I had this notion which I was more than willing to speak about, at length, to whoever I could corner that the Devil was inconsequential. Minor figure in the grand scheme.
|MATT| Not very Catholic of you.
|MATT| Not very Catholic of you.
|FATHER| Uh-huh, yeah. In my defense, in the scriptures, the Hebrew word "Satan" actually means "adversary. " It's applied to any antagonist. Angels and humans, serpents and kings. Medieval theologians reinterpreted those passages to be about a single monstrous enemy. And, in my youthful zeal, I was certain I knew why propaganda. Played up to drive people into the church.
|FATHER| Uh-huh, yeah. In my defense, in the scriptures, the Hebrew word "Satan" actually means "adversary". It's applied to any antagonist. Angels and humans, serpents and kings. Medieval theologians reinterpreted those passages to be about a single monstrous enemy. And, in my youthful zeal, I was certain I knew why: propaganda. Played up to drive people into the church.
|MATT| So you don't believe he exists.
|MATT| So you don't believe he exists.
|FATHER| Am I done talking?
|FATHER| Am I done talking?
|MATT| Sorry.
|MATT| Sorry.
|FATHER| Years later, I was in Rwanda trying to help local churches provide aid and sanctuary to refugees. I'd become close with the village elder, Gahiji. He and his family had the respect of everybody, Hutu and Tutsi alike. He'd helped them all through famines, disease. The militia liked to force Hutu villagers to murder their neighbors with machetes. But nobody would raise a hand against Gahiji. They said, "Well how can we kill such a holy man?" So the militia commander sent soldiers with orders to cut his head off in front of the entire village. Gahiji didn't try to put up a fight. Just asked for the chance to say goodbye to his family. By the time he was done, even the soldiers didn't wanna kill him. So they went to their commander and asked permission to shoot him. At least give him a quick death. The commander wanted to meet this man who had won the respect of so many. He went to Gahiji talked with him in his hut for many hours. Then he dragged him out in front of his village and hacked him to pieces along with his entire family. In that man who took Gahiji's life I saw the Devil. So yes, Matthew I believe he walks among us taking many forms.
|FATHER| Years later, I was in Rwanda trying to help local churches provide aid and sanctuary to refugees. I'd become close with the village elder, Gahiji. He and his family had the respect of everybody, Hutu and Tutsi alike. He'd helped them all through famines, disease. The militia liked to force Hutu villagers to murder their neighbors with machetes. But nobody would raise a hand against Gahiji. They said, "Well how can we kill such a holy man?" So the militia commander sent soldiers with orders to cut his head off in front of the entire village. Gahiji didn't try to put up a fight. Just asked for the chance to say goodbye to his family. By the time he was done, even the soldiers didn't wanna kill him. So they went to their commander and asked permission to shoot him. At least give him a quick death. The commander wanted to meet this man who had won the respect of so many. He went to Gahiji talked with him in his hut for many hours. Then he dragged him out in front of his village and hacked him to pieces along with his entire family. In that man who took Gahiji's life I saw the Devil. So yes, Matthew I believe he walks among us taking many forms.
|MATT|What if you could've stopped him from ever hurting anyone again?
|FATHER|Stopped him how?
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