Plenary Indulgences Made Easy (4): For any member of the faithful on the point of death due to any cause, 26.03.20

  As promised in my “Urbi et Orbi” posting of 23rd March, this is the fourth of four short guides to obtaining a plenary indulgence. The four guides correspond to the four categories of people mentioned in the decree Rome issued on 20thMarch granting special plenary indulgences during the Covid-9 pandemic....

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Plenary Indulgences Made Easy (2): For health care workers, family members and All who expose themselves to the risk of contagion out of care for the sick, 26.03.20

  As promised in my “Urbi et Orbi” posting of 23rd March, this is the second of four short guides to obtaining a plenary indulgence. The four guides correspond to the four categories of people mentioned in the decree Rome issued on 20thMarch granting special plenary indulgences during the Covid-9...

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Plenary Indulgences Made Easy (1): For those suffering from Covid-19 who are quarantined (in hospital or at home), 26.03.20

  As promised in my “Urbi et Orbi” posting of 23rd March, this is the first of four short guides to obtaining a plenary indulgence. The four guides correspond to the four categories of people mentioned in the decree Rome issued on 20thMarch granting special plenary indulgences during the Covid-9...

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The Daily Bread, 26.03.20: The Golden Calf

  The Daily Bread, 26th March 2020. Readings: Exodus 32:7-14; Psalm 105(106):19-23; John 5:31-47 The “golden calf” has made its way into colloquial conversation in many languages. It’s usually said when commenting, with a hint of mockery, on someone else’s attitude to something as the “be all and end all.”...

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