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Karl Keating
When you die, you will find yourself on an escalator. It will be either the down escalator or the up escalator. After death you will not have a...
Fr. C. C. Martindale S.J.
There is a sort of objection [to the idea of life after death] which, in itself, must be allowed no weight, but which bulks large in popular...
The Catechism of the Catholic Church states, “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified, are indeed...
Mark P. Shea
Few Catholic doctrines are more misunderstood than purgatory—yet few make more sense when rightly understood.
Jason Evert
What good are prayers for the dead? If a person is in heaven, he doesn’t need prayers, and if he is damned, then no amount of prayers will help...
A fundamental truth of the Christian faith is that we will not be sinning in heaven. Sin and final glorification are incompatible. Therefore...
Protestants often scorn the idea of purgatory, yet many of them believe in it, or a form of it, without realizing. Common sense tells us that...
Doesn't everyone know the Catholic Church concocted the idea of purgatory to extort money from the poor? Here are some guys blissfully unaware...
William G. Most
The inspired writers of the Old Testament had a great perception of the majesty, the awful holiness of God. They knew that nothing defiled can...