10 Things You Didn’t Know About Purgatory

Via Catholic Exchange by Stephen Beale:

As this month is dedicated to the Souls in Purgatory, it’s an opportunity for all of us to learn more about one of the most misunderstood of Church teachings. Far from being the much-maligned second-chance hell or hell-lite that critics make it out to be, purgatory actually well reflects the beauty of the Church’s teaching.”

Here are 10 things about purgatory that may surprise you: