Articles on this issue "indulgences"
Benedict XVI is offering the faithful a plenary indulgence on the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8, the 40th anniversary of the close of the Second Vatican Council. The …read more
Here is a translation of the "Decree of the Apostolic Penitentiary on the Gift of an Indulgence during the 'Year of the Eucharist,'" published in Italian and Latin in the Jan. 15 Italian …read more
Instead of a "mercenary" attitude toward the indulgences offered during the Year of the Eucharist, this period must be lived with an attitude of openness to God's mercy, says a theologian. …read more
The Great Jubilee of the Year 2000 was not only of interest to the 25 million pilgrims who came to Rome for the occasion. It also caught the attention of sociologists of religion. Since 1996, …read more
For the first time since the schism caused by Martin Luther, Catholics, Reformed Protestants and Lutherans debated the question of indulgences together, one of the issues dividing these …read more