In Catholic theology, Purgatory is an intermediate state after physical ..... (
Chaldean, Maronite and Syriac Catholic), generally believe in the concept of
Purgatory but use a different name like '...
Oct 30, 2013 ... 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 ...
The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines purgatory as a "purification, so as
to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of heaven," which is ...
Jan 17, 2014 ... The Old Testament people of God would not have called it “Purgatory,” but they
did clearly believe that the sins of the dead could be atoned for ...
Nov 4, 2016 ... Purgatory is probably one of the most misunderstood Catholic doctrines today,
and many do not believe that it really exists. In this article I'm ...
Catholics believe in Heaven, Hell, and something called Purgatory that has two
purposes: a temporal punishment for sin, and the cleansing from the attachment ...
For those who believe in Purgatory, the location of the “cleansing place” is not as
important as the purpose for the place. The Catholic Bible does site some ...
Sep 29, 2016 ... To paraphrase Mark Twain, the reports of Purgatory's death have been greatly
exaggerated. Here's what the Catholic Church teaches about ...
The Bible makes reference to the place of purgatory, but not necessarily the ... I
still believe in the Catholic Church an Faith as it was instilled in me in my youth.
Roman Catholic: That's right. I'm even a Notre Dame fan. NC: Do you believe
everything the Church teaches? RC: Well, yeah, I guess so. NC: Even purgatory?