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Damned for all time? – Judas Iscariot

By Simone Delochan
copyeditor.camsel@catholictt.org

Every good story needs a villain but Judas, the great traitor who dies in an ignominious fashion, leaves an incomplete feeling to a reader.

Why did Jesus choose him to be one of the twelve? Was he just silently lurking in the background, with resentment building towards Jesus? Was the betrayal to fulfil Christ’s sacrifice simply fated (yes, I know, free will).

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