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The un- translated Enchiridion lists each work and prayer in alphabetical order by their Latin names. And this is literally true.

An indulgence, whose purpose is to remit this punishment, is drawn from the Church’s wonderful treasury mentioned above. The second more general concession has to do with works of mercy to the needy and reads:.

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The concessions are distributed into two categories.


The document stressed that the Church’s aim was not merely to help the endhiridion make due satisfaction for their sins, but chiefly to bring them to greater fervour of charity.

A useful Index closes the work. The Enchiridion Indulgentiarum reached its fourth edition in Latin in[14] and is available on the Holy See’s website.

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One of the “longer” of these englis declarations has to do with the Rosary. Support Free Education Tax deductible support Free education. The first category contains three “more general concessions”.


So, first of all, a fourth general grant was added, by which a public witness of faith, in the particular encjiridion of everyday life, is enriched with an indulgence. To these are attached a plenary indulgence daily.

The Enchiridion of Indulgences

Retrieved from ” https: Baltimore, MD Subscriptions: On the other hand, it includes new general grants of partial indulgences that apply to a wide range of prayerful actions, and it indicates that the prayers that it does list as deserving veneration on account of divine inspiration or antiquity or as being in widespread use are only examples [17] of those to which the first these general grants applies: The second more general concession has to do with works of mercy to the needy and reads: A partial indulgence is granted to that individual among the faithful who, led by a spirit of faith, mercifully expends himself or his goods in the service of needy brethren.

L’Osservatore Romano is the newspaper of the Holy See. However, even after mortal sin has been forgiven and, as a necessary consequence, the eternal punishment it deserves has been remitted, and even if slight or venial sin has been remitted, the forgiven sinner can need further purification, that is, be deserving of temporal punishment to be expiated in this life or in the life to come, namely, in Purgatory. Paul VI explained that sin brings punishments inflicted by God’s sanctity and justice, which must be expiated either here on earth or else in the life to come.

Services Products and services we offer. The California Studios World-class post production service. Robert Appleton Company, For those who are properly disposed, an indulgence, though none is normally authorized or indicated in these cases, can still be granted if the Bishop or Ordinary has specifically authorized it, and has also gotten prior approval from the Apostolic Penitentiary beforehand for a priest’s first blessing to individuals after his Ordination Mass.


A specific plenary indulgence is normally authorized to those properly disposed who attend a newly ordained priest’s First Mass which will usually be a Mass indulgentiarrum Thanksgiving. The merits, infinite in value, of Jesus Christ, the Divine Redeemer of the human race, and those of the Blessed Virgin Mary and of all the Saints, which flow superabundantly from them, are the unfailing treasury of Christ’s Church and have been entrusted to her, so enhiridion they may be applied to the remission of sins and the consequences of sin, by virtue of the power of binding and loosing which the Founder of the Church himself conferred on Peter and the other Apostles, and through them on their successors, the Supreme Pontiffs eenchiridion Bishops.

Religious institutes and the like, to which grants of plenary indulgences, for instance for visiting a particular church or shrine, had been previously made, were given a year from the date of promulgation of Indulgentiarum Doctrina to have them confirmed, and any that were not confirmed mostly in a more limited way than before [12] within two years became null and void.

The doctrine of faith regarding indulgences and the praiseworthy practice of gaining them confirm and apply, with special efficacy for attaining holiness, the deeply consoling mysteries of the Mystical Body of Christ and the Communion of Saints.