COMMENTARY: It’s highly significant that Pope Francis has established the ‘World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly’ to be celebrated every year on the fourth Sunday of July.
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A plenary indulgence can be obtained during Holy Week for oneself or for a deceased person if certain works established by the Church are performed.
Biden would do well to accept the Pope’s challenge, present throughout the writings that he quotes, to protect the dignity and humanity of the unborn.
Plenary indulgences remit all temporal punishment due to sin and must be accompanied by full detachment from sin.
In an interview with Vatican News, Cardinal Piacenza said that bishops had requested an extended timeframe for the plenary indulgence, considering the importance of the commemoration of the feasts of All Saints’ Day on Nov. 1 and All Souls’ Day on Nov. 2.
Pope Francis has allowed the indulgences under the normal conditions, during the year that begins today on the First Sunday of Advent.