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The specific Nov. 2 plenary indulgence one can receive for their own soul by visiting a church or an oratory and reciting an Our Father and the Creed, can now also be done on any day in November.
Pope Francis also prayed before St. Peter’s tomb itself on Nov. 2.
Pope Francis placed white flowers on some of the graves and paused at tombs to pray in silence before he offered Mass on the cemetery grounds.
How should one grieve as a Catholic?
Since the 19th century, the shrine has been devoted to praying for souls in the purgatory and giving comfort to those suffering.
COMMENTARY: The month of November invites us to reflect on several vital truths about these sacred grounds.
This week’s Register Radio shines a light on All Saints Day when Catholic News Agency’s Hannah Brockhaus tells the story of some of the Church’s newest saints and blesseds. Then we turn to All Souls and remembering the dead — even those we didn’t know — when we highlight the Archdiocese of San Francisco’s Requiem Mass for the Homeless with composer Frank LaRocca of the Benedict XVI Institute.