Summa Theologica by St. Thomas Aquinas
FP: Treatise On The Distinction Of Good And Evil
Q[49] The Cause Of Evil
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We next inquire into the cause of evil. Concerning this there are three points of inquire:

A[1] Whether good can be the cause of evil?

A[2] Whether the supreme good, God, is the cause of evil?

A[3] Whether there be any supreme evil, which is the first cause of all evils?