Question; Protestants and Purgatory


Full question from Grace Cooke:

As Protestant converts to Catholicism what about our Protestant parents or family members who died in a Believing relationship with Jesus? Are they in purgatory? Should we have a Mass offered for them? Continue reading “Question; Protestants and Purgatory”

Ornate Churches 

Chapel inside the Palace of Versailles

By Charles Johnston:

Why build ornate churches? Why did the Catholic Church spend, what would amount to millions of dollars in today’s money, to build Saint Peter’s Basilica? Why do small churches, in small towns, spend so much money on building beautiful churches, when they could easily erect a cheap, utilitarian building and donate what was “wasted” to the poor? Continue reading “Ornate Churches “