“I Urge Catholics to Pray for the Dead” – St. Pope John Paul II

To the Most Reverend Raymond Séguy, Bishop of Autun, Châlon and Mâcon, Abbot of Cluny 1. This year, when we are celebrating the millennium of the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed, established by St. Odilo, fifth Abbot of Cluny, the centenary of the foundation of the Archfraternity of Our Lady of Cluny, committed to … Read more

Historically Speaking

Most Protestants reject the doctrine of Purgatory, believing it to be both unbiblical and an invention of the Catholic Church. They think that the Christians of the early church did not believe in Purgatory or pray for the dead, and these doctrines were created by a corrupted paganized version of Christianity (i.e. the Catholic Church) … Read more

Introduction

This is not your typical book on Purgatory. There are many books in circulation that terrify their reader on this topic and leads them to devotions for the holy souls out of fear. They are taught that their suffering will be worse in Purgatory if they don’t do more to help the holy souls. Over … Read more