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The advocatus diaboli Latin for Devil's advocate is a former official position within the Catholic Church, the Promoter of the Faith: one who "argued against the canonization sainthood of a candidate in order to uncover any character flaws or misrepresentation of the evidence favoring canonization".
In common parlance, the phrase playing devil's advocate describes a situation where someone, given a certain point of view , takes a position they do not necessarily agree with or simply an alternative position from the accepted norm , for the sake of debate or to explore the thought further using a valid reasoning that both disagrees with the subject at hand and proves their own point valid.
Despite being medieval in origin, this idiomatic expression is one of the most popular present-day English idioms used to express the concept of arguing against something without actually being committed to the contrary view.
During the canonization process employed by the Roman Catholic Church , the Promoter of the Faith Latin : promotor fidei , popularly known as the Devil's advocate Latin: advocatus diaboli , was a canon lawyer appointed by Church authorities to argue against the canonization of a candidate.
The Devil's advocate opposed God's advocate Latin: advocatus Dei ; also known as the Promoter of the Cause , whose task was to make the argument in favor of canonization.
During the investigation of a cause, this task is now performed by the Promoter of Justice promotor iustitiae , who is in charge of examining the accuracy of the inquiry on the saintliness of the candidate.
The office was established in during the reign of Pope Sixtus V. The first formal mention of such an officer is found in the canonization of St Lawrence Justinian under Pope Leo X — In cases of controversy the Vatican may still seek to solicit the testimony of critics of a candidate for canonization.
One notable example of this was in , when author Christopher Hitchens , an atheist and outspoken critic of Mother Teresa , was asked to testify during her beatification hearings.
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The sentence contains offensive content. Kevin's fundamentalist mother, Alice, visits New York City and suggests they both return home, but Kevin refuses.
When billionaire Alex Cullen is accused of murdering his wife, his stepson, and a maid, Milton assigns the high-profile case to Kevin. This demands more of Kevin's time, further separating him from Mary Ann, and he begins to fantasize about his co-worker, Christabella.
Mary Ann begins seeing visions of the partners' wives becoming demonic , and has a nightmare about a baby playing with her removed ovaries.
After a doctor declares her infertile, she begs Kevin to return to Gainesville, of which he disapproves. Milton suggests Kevin step down from the trial to tend to his wife, but Kevin claims that if he steps down and she recovers, he may resent her for costing him the case.
Eddie Barzoon, the firm's managing partner , is convinced that Kevin is competing for his job when he discovers Kevin's name is on the firm's charter.
Surprised, Kevin denies any knowledge of this and Eddie threatens to inform the United States Attorney 's office of the law firm's activities.
Kevin tells Milton about Eddie's threats, but Milton dismisses them; Eddie is then beaten to death by vagrants with demonic appearances. Mary Ann witnesses this, disturbing her further.
While preparing Melissa Black, Cullen's secretary, to testify about Cullen's alibi , Kevin realizes she is lying and tells Milton he believes Cullen is guilty.
Despite this, Milton offers to back him regardless and Kevin proceeds with her testimony and the trial, winning an acquittal for Cullen.
Afterwards, Kevin finds Mary Ann in a nearby church covered with a blanket. She claims Milton raped and brutalized her that day, but Kevin believes this cannot be true as he was with Milton in court.
Mary Ann drops her blanket, revealing her naked body covered with cuts and scratches; Kevin assumes Mary Ann injured herself and commits her to a mental institution.
Alice, along with Kevin and Pam Garrety, Kevin's case manager from the firm, visit Mary Ann at the institution. After seeing Pam as a demon, Mary Ann hits her with a hand mirror and barricades the room.
As Kevin breaks down the door, Mary Ann commits suicide by cutting her throat with a shard of glass. Alice reveals that Milton is Kevin's father whom she met in New York decades ago; Kevin leaves the hospital to confront Milton, who admits to raping Mary Ann.
Kevin fires a pistol into Milton's chest, but the bullets are ineffective. Milton reveals himself as Satan and Kevin blames him for everything that happened; Milton explains that he merely "set the stage" and that Kevin could have left at any time.
Kevin realizes he always wanted to win, no matter the cost. Milton tells Kevin that he wants Kevin and Christabella, Kevin's half-sister, to conceive a child, the Antichrist.
Kevin appears to acquiesce at first, but then abruptly cites free will and shoots himself in the head. Kevin finds himself back at the recess of the Gettys trial.
Kevin announces that he cannot represent his client despite the threat of disbarment. Due to the circumstances of his withdrawal, Larry pleads for a high-profile interview, promising to make Kevin a celebrity.
Encouraged by Mary Ann, Kevin agrees; after they leave, Larry transforms into Milton, once again relishing the sin of vanity.
The Devil character's name is a direct homage to John Milton , who wrote Paradise Lost ,  quoted by Lomax with the line " Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heav'n ".
Professor Eric C. Brown judges the climax, in which Milton attempts to persuade Lomax to have sex with his half-sister to conceive the Antichrist , to be the most "Miltonic", as the sculptures become animated in carnal activities evoking Paradise Lost ' s "Downfall of the Rebel Angels".
If they all things, who enclos'd Knowledge of good and evil in this tree, That whoso eats thereof forthwith attains Wisdom without their leave?
In his DVD commentary, Taylor Hackford did not name Paradise Lost as an inspiration, instead citing the legend of Faust.
As with Goethe's Faust , the Devil commonly depicted in cinema is associated with lust and temptation. Sex or rape is usually also the means by which Satan creates the Antichrist, as in Roman Polanski 's film Rosemary's Baby.
In The Devil's Advocate , someone other than Satan will have sex to conceive the Antichrist, though Milton nevertheless brutally rapes Mary Ann.
Dante Alighieri 's Inferno raised "visual potential" that informed the film. Iannucci argues the plot follows the Divine Comedy model in beginning with selva oscura , in Lomax losing his conscience defending a guilty man, and then entering and exploring deeper circles of Hell.
Other religious references are present. In describing New York City as Babylon , Alice Lomax invokes Revelation 18 : . Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and has become a dwelling place of demons, a prison for every foul spirit, and a cage for every unclean and hated bird!
Milton tempting Lomax is possibly also inspired by the Biblical Temptation of Christ. Wyman matches Mary Ann, the virginal figure who falls victim to Milton, to the Virgin Mary , and adds the literal translation of Christabella is "Beautiful Christ",  and that the title refers to the Catholic Church's Devil's advocates and lawyers as advocates;  Eric C.
Brown finds Barzoon's name and character to be reminiscent of the demon prince Beelzebub.