med kåte jenter. 259 This remark and others made in the same interview were seen as a change in the tone, but not in the substance of the teaching of the church, 260 which includes opposition to same-sex marriage. 116 Depending on the judgement rendered following death, it is believed that a soul may enter one of three states of afterlife: Heaven is a state of unending union with the divine nature of God, not ontologically, but by grace. 107 Catholic belief holds that the church "is the continuing presence of Jesus on earth" 108 and that it alone possesses the full means of salvation. It teaches that anyone who is saved is saved through the Catholic Church but that people can be saved outside of the ordinary means known as baptism of desire, and by pre-baptismal martyrdom, known as baptism of blood, as well.