Results from Tag: 'indulgences'

Giusto de' Menabuoi, Ceiling of the Padua Cathedral Baptistery, c. 1377

Indulgences Remind Us That Christians Who Seek Holiness Are Never Alone

‘An indulgence is a remission before God of the temporal punishment due to sins whose guilt has already been forgiven, which the faithful Christian who is duly disposed gains under certain prescribed conditions through the action of the Church which, as the minister of redemption, dispenses and applies with authority the treasury of the satisfactions of Christ and the saints.’ (CCC 1471)

The ‘Corpus Christi in the Capital’ procession approaches the U.S. Capitol building June 23, 2019

Summertime News (June 29)

Summers are traditionally quiet on the news front, but from the U.S. Bishops’ meeting in Baltimore to Supreme Court decisions, Summer 2019 is proving busy indeed. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown about covering the news, including her recent reporting from Baltimore. And then, we are joined by Alyssa Murphy with more summer stories, including special indulgences and Corpus Christi processions worldwide.