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The Council of Trent, which condemned Luther's errors and heresies, wrote this on 4 December 1563, in its 25th session, "Decree Concerning Indulgences" (see my emphasized parts): Whereas the power of conferring Indulgences was granted by Christ to the Church, and she has, even in the most ancient times, used the said power delivered unto her of God, the ...


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It is important to note that an indulgence is not redemption and those suffering in purgatory do not need to be redeemed. They are redeemed by the Blood of Christ on the Cross-. That said it is also important to note that forgiveness, biblically, does not remove punishment. Simply look at David and Moses, and all of Israel the Apostles, all the Martyrs ...



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