How to avoid purgatory? (Ways to avoid purgatory)

How to avoid purgatory?

In theology school, our lecturer emphasized being holistic and learning all Christian doctrines. In this particular semester, our lessons revolved around doctrines unique to specific churches. One lesson he covered comprehensively was on Purgatory. Since the belief is centered on the Catholic church, he invited the local Catechist to shed light on this doctrine. It … Read more

Can souls in purgatory pray for us? (Can you pray for souls in purgatory + how to pray for souls in Purgatory?)

Can souls in purgatory pray for us?

As a Christian and theologian, I am always interested in understanding other denominations. I recently developed an interest in understanding the Catholic concept of Purgatory. I wanted to know if souls in Purgatory can pray for believers on Earth. I delved into research by consulting Catholic priests, Catholic theologians and reading the Catholic Bible. Finally, … Read more

Who runs Purgatory? (who is the gatekeeper of Purgatory?)

Who runs Purgatory?

At theology school, I developed an interest in various Christian doctrines. I was especially intrigued by the Catholic doctrines and the concept of Purgatory. During my research, I visited the nearby Catholic Church and learned all about Purgatory from the ever-friendly Father and the Catechist. Last week, my college theology students asked me to explain … Read more