Cardinal Arinze: Indulgences

(View segment from 3:17 to 6:19)
Can the souls in purgatory help themselves?

  • No.
  • They can only be helped by people who are still here on Earth.
  • The poor souls are counting on us!

Can you gain an indulgence for a soul in purgatory by accident?

  • No.
  • You have to pray to God intentionally and ask Him for the indulgence for a soul.

Is it hard for you to help a soul?

  • No.
  • With very little effort on your part, you can bring HUGE relief to the poor souls.