Christianity

Purgatory

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Definition: Purgatory
A temporary state of suffering and purification for believers who die in a state of sin.

In Roman Catholicism, purgatory is a temporary state of suffering and purification for believers who die in a state of sin. All those in purgatory will eventually go to heaven. This doctrine is generally not shared by other branches of Christianity.

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Title Purgatory
Published
Last UpdatedJanuary 29, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/purgatory
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MLA Citation “Purgatory.” ReligionFacts.com. 29 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021. <religionfacts.com/purgatory>