Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Does purgatory still exist?

What Catholics believe: 10 truths about purgatory
October 30th, 2013
By Valerie Schmalz

Does purgatory still exist? Even though we don’t hear about it as much as in earlier times, Catholics do believe in purgatory. It is a matter of faith, supported by the Bible and tradition, clarified at the Council of Florence in 1439 and the Council of Trent (1545-1563) and explained in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Here is what we know about purgatory.

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