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An apostolic pardon is an indulgence for the remission of temporal punishment due to sin given to a dying person who is in the state of grace.
Apostolic Pardon for the Dying (8/12/2017)
By Register Staff – Posted 8/12/17 at 7:00 PM
Most Catholics are familiar with the last rites, which include the sacraments of penance, anointing of the sick and viaticum, but surprisingly few are familiar with the apostolic pardon and how it might bring immense comfort both to the dying and their family members. What exactly is the apostolic pardon? This week on Register Radio we find out from Patti Armstrong. But first we talk to Joseph Pronechen about the heroism and even holiness that occurred after the Battle of Dunkirk in France in 1940.