Source: Ascension Presents on YouTube
What is meant by the final purification? Understanding the Catholic notion of purgatory requires knowing the difference between a temporal consequence and an eternal consequence; this difference has nothing to do with damnation and salvation. Some people reject the idea of purgatory because they misunderstand its purpose. In this video, Fr. Mike explains why purgatory is needed and straightens out some of those misunderstandings.
To learn more about purgatory, check out these articles on Ascension’s Great Adventure Blog:
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Further reading on Purgatory can be found at Catholic Answers.