Clarification on the Whatsapp message being-circulated with regard to the Doors of Mercy
Jan. 19, 2016
There is a Whatsapp message being circulated with regard to the Doors of Mercy which is misleading. It gives the impression that merely walking through the Doors of Mercy will result in the forgiveness of sins.
It must be understood, that walking through the Door of Mercy indicates the desire for the forgiveness of sins, and walking through it symbolises a leaving behind of the past and entering into a new life through Christ, who is the door! These doors are not magical doors and we need to understand that to experience and obtain the Indulgence, the faithful are called, as pilgrims, to avail of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, to participate in the celebration of the Holy Eucharist with a reflection on mercy, make a profession of faith, and pray for the Holy Father and for his intentions for the good of the Church and of the entire world.
Please note that walking through the Holy Doors is not a substitute for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Issued by the Press Office, Archdiocese of Bombay
January 19, 2016
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