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Purgatory by Rev. Francois Xavier Schouppe is a thought-provoking and enlightening exploration of the Catholic concept of purgatory. The author delves into the origins and teachings of purgatory, presenting a comprehensive look at its significance within the context of Catholic theology.

Schouppe's writing is clear and accessible, making complex theological concepts understandable to readers of all backgrounds. The book is divided into different sections that address various aspects of purgatory, such as the existence of purgatory, the nature of purgatorial suffering, and the ways in which the living can assist the souls in purgatory.

One of the most compelling aspects of the book is Schouppe's emphasis on the importance of praying for the souls in purgatory. Through prayers, sacrifices, and good works, Schouppe argues that individuals can help alleviate the suffering of the souls in purgatory and hasten their journey towards heavenly glory.

Overall, Purgatory is a valuable resource for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of purgatory and its significance within the Catholic faith. Schouppe's insightful analysis and compassionate approach make this book a must-read for all those interested in exploring the afterlife and the journey of the soul.

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Purgatory by FX Schouppe, SJ, a french Catholic theologian who died in November, 1904 details the place where saved souls go before Heaven. Think of it as a temporary cleaning or purging place for those who aren't going to Hell. Fire, burning and intense pain for various lengths of time make up the experience of Purgatory. The author details eyewitness accounts and blood chilling stories from the perspective of a number of saints who went through it. We can pray, give alms and have Masses said for the souls in Purgatory to shorten their and our time there. This book really turned me around! Purgatory will scare the Hell out of you!

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