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A famous indulgence is that of the Portiuncula (q.v.), obtained by St. Francis in 1221 from Honorius III.
The Council of Trent in its decree "On Indulgences" (Sess.
The Congregation of Indulgences was definitively established by Clement IX in 1669 and reorganized by Clement XI in 1710.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07783a.htm   (5395 words)

  Indulgence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indulgences are only granted by the Church after the individual earning the indulgence receives the sacrament of Penance or experiences perfect contrition.
A plenary indulgence is granted when the rosary is recited in a church or oratory or when it is recited in a family, a religious community, or a pious association.
For example, a plenary indulgence was proclaimed by Pope Urban II in 1095, and by several of his successors, to anyone who went on the Crusades to re-claim the Holy Land from the Saracens, or who died along the way.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indulgence   (2123 words)

 Catholic Online - Prayers
Many Catholic simply don't know what indulgences are, and they're at a loss to explain the Church's position on indulgences when challenged by fundamentalists.
An indulgences is defined as "the remission before God of the temporal punishment due for sins already forgiven as far as their guilt is concerned." The first thing to note is that forgiveness of a sin is separate from punishment for the sin.
There is no room or need to mention all the pious acts which are indulgenced, but it's worth noting that a plenary indulgence is given for the recitation of the rosary in a church or family group (and not just the recitation, of course, but the fulfilling of the usual conditions for a plenary indulgence).
www.catholic.org /clife/prayers/indulgc.php   (1448 words)

 indulgence - HighBeam Encyclopedia
INDULGENCE [indulgence] in the Roman Catholic Church, the pardon of temporal punishment due for sin.
Indulgences may be plenary, i.e., a full remission of all temporal punishment; or they may be partial, i.e., a remission of part of the temporal punishment.
The practice of quantifying indulgences stems from ancient usage, when actual public penance was imposed and remitted for specified periods as the church saw fit.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/i/indulgen.asp   (393 words)

 indulgence. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
The act of indulging in something: indulgence in irresponsible behavior.
Liberal or lenient treatment; tolerance: treated their grandchildren with fond indulgence.
Roman Catholic Church To attach an indulgence to.
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 Official Ticketmaster site. Mindless Self Indulgence tickets, concerts and tour dates
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The New York City-based punk/industrial/hip-hop group Mindless Self Indulgence consists of singer/songwriter Little Jimmy Urine, guitarist Steve, Righ?, bassist Vanessa, and drummer Kitty.
The group's over-the-top sound debuted on their 1999 album Tight, and their equally outrageous live shows won them opening spots on tours with Rammstein and Insane Clown Posse.
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 Royal Declaration of Indulgence in TutorGig Encyclopedia
The 'Royal Declaration of Indulgence' was Charles II of England's attempt to extend religious liberty to Protestant nonconformists in his realms, by suspending the execution of the penal laws that punished recusants from the Church of England.
The English Parliament, however, suspected that their king favoured Roman Catholicism, and compelled him to withdraw this declaration in favour of religious freedom - putting in its place the first of the Test Acts (1673), which required anyone entering public service in England to take the Anglican sacrament.
When Charles II's openly Catholic successor James II attempted to issue a similar Declaration of Indulgence, an order for general religious tolerance, this was one of the grievances that led to the Glorious Revolution that ousted him from the throne.
www.tutorgig.com /ed/Royal_Declaration_of_Indulgence   (280 words)

 The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc. | Expiating Guilt, Promulgating Joy and Serving the Community
Scandalous Behaviours 2 is back, with even more libidinous fun.
There will be performances, porn stars, raffles with great prizes and lots of indulgence...
"But the magistrate dismissed all charges after pointing out to the police that this was a joke in a long tradition going back beyond the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and the Vietnam moratoriums.
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 Mindless Self Indulgence on Rhapsody Online
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The wild stage antics of Mindless Self Indulgence front man "Urine"
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 Frozen and chilled premium desserts manufactured by Indulgence Patisserie. - Manufacturers of quality ...
Frozen and chilled premium desserts manufactured by Indulgence Patisserie.
Retail markets include: Bespoke Private Label and Indulgence Brand.
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