Results for: Purgatory

In Catholicism

What is purgatory?

Purgatory (Lat., "purgare", to make clean, to purify), in accordance with Catholic teaching is a place or condition of temporal punishment for those who, departing this life i ( Full Answer )
In Travel & Places

Where is purgatory?

A: In addition to accepting the states of heaven and hell, Catholicism envisages a third state before being admitted to heaven, although most Protestant denominations reject ( Full Answer )
In Catholicism

What is Dante's purgatory about?

Dante's second edition of his trip through out Hell. Among new arrivals, torture and more. It's actually spelled "Purgatorio" but in new English "Purgatory". He's actually EXI ( Full Answer )
In Catholicism

How do you get out of purgatory?

Purgatory is a place/process of purification before someone enters heaven, since nothing unclean shall enter heaven (Rev. 21:27). Everyone in purgatory will make it to heaven. ( Full Answer )
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Who thought of Purgatory?

The concept of Purification after death has been with us a very long time. (Although, use of the term 'Purgatorium' or 'Purgatory' for this after death state of purification w ( Full Answer )
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Is purgatory true?

Purgatory and the idea that goes along with it, that we can earn our own salvation is not only not found in the Bible, but is contrary to clear Bible teaching. Hebrews 9:2 ( Full Answer )
In Catholicism

What happens in Purgatory?

Catholic Answer \n\n . There are no sins in purgatory, purgatory is just the purifying that God accomplishes in us after we die. It may be a place or a condition, we ( Full Answer )
In Catholicism

How long is purgatory?

You will be in Purgatory until all sin is paid in full and you are perfect as the heavenly Father is perfect. You will be cleansed until your are clean so if you use foul lang ( Full Answer )
In Comparative Religions and Denominations

Is there a purgatory?

While Purgatory was officially defined by the Council of Florence (1439) and officially defended by the Council of Trent in the late sixteenth century, nowhere is Purgatory of ( Full Answer )
In History, Politics & Society

What is meant by purgatory?

It's the place where according to (now outdated) Roman Catholicbelief, many if not most souls of the deceased went to be purged ofsin before they could enter Heaven.