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Friar lauds indulgence as a way to connect with St. Francis

Aug 2, 2013 - 04:48 pm .- Today's feast of Our Lady of the Angels of Porziuncola and its associated indulgence is a way to focus on the importance of Mary and the Franciscan tradition in the Church, a friar explained.

Indulgences not a 'magical formula,' canon lawyer explains

Jul 18, 2013 - 04:39 pm .- In contrast with media reports of “time off of purgatory” for Pope Francis' Twitter followers, a canon lawyer says indulgences are a way that the Church encourages Christians to prayer.

Plenary indulgence announced for the Year of Faith

Oct 5, 2012 - 06:05 pm .- The Holy See announced Oct. 5 that Pope Benedict XVI has granted a plenary indulgence for the Year of Faith, which will last from Oct. 11, 2012 to Nov. 24, 2013.

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