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QUAERITUR: Indulgences for the dead and visiting a cemetery

From a reader: Your recent answer to a question about prayers and Masses for non-Catholic departed brings to mind a question some friends and I were deliberating over. With regard to the indulgences we can gain for the departed during … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: sign of the Cross when passing a non-Catholic church

From a reader: I was taught to cross myself when passing by a Roman Catholic Church out of reverence for the Real Presence in the Eucharist that is present in that house of God. I live outside Washington D.C. and … Continue reading

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PLENARY INDULGENCE for Closing Day of Year for Priests

I would like to remind all lay people that it is possible to obtain, on the closing day for the Year for Priests, 19 June, a plenary indulgence.  The decree of the Penitenzieria Apostolica says: During the Year for Priests … Continue reading

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