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Anthony Esolen
The sin of envy, rightly described as deadly, severs the ties that bind. It sows discord between kin, between social classes, between races. It...
Tim Staples
The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches this about purgatory: “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified,...
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...
Jim Blackburn
Christians generally agree that there are only two eternal possibilities after death: heaven (eternal life) or hell (eternal death). Many...
Christine Pinheiro
OBJECTOR: A friend of mine told me that Catholics don’t believe in purgatory anymore. I found that hard to believe because the Catholic...
Jim Burnham
Sometimes the most casual of situations—say a little tete-a-tete with a friend over frappucino and latte—can become teaching opportunities for...
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...