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A Catholic bishop grantin plenary indulgences for the public during times o calamity. Note the almsgivin in the backgrund. Waw Fresco bi Italian Airtist Lorenzo Lotto, Suardi, Italy, circa 1524.

In the teachin o the Roman Catholic Kirk, an indulgence is "a way tae reduce the amoont o punishment ane haes tae unnergang for sins"[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Peters, Edward. A Modern Guide to Indulgences: Rediscovering This Often Misinterpreted Teaching. p. 13.