Most religion depend upon a notion of God that is omnipotent and omniscient (all powerful and all knowing).
The strict defition of this is that God must control everything. This would include Satan, Hitler and every act of man. This makes God th creator of evil.
I realize there is an argument that free will exists but again the religious defintion means God could intervene if desired. The implication is that God is guilty of deliberate negligence and hence culpable for all evil even if free will exists.
If you believe in an all-good god as well then you have just disproved yourself.
The saying "God works in mysterious ways" simply permits evil on the grounds God permitted it. A non evil God would find another way.
So God either creates all evil or negligently fails to stop all evil - which amounts to the same thing
Before anybody points it out - yes I fail to define evil - but let's just leave it as a bad thing happening to somebody either via nature or some other human being.
A truly omnipotent God would have no need for Heaven as Earth would already be like that.
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