Praying for the Church (Part 9)

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Praying for the Church (Part 9): Much of the funds raised in the early 1500s for the new St. Peter’s came from the sale of indulgences (reductions in time spent in purgatory), and in Germany, the Dominican friar in charge of the campaign, Johann Tetzel, marketed it aggressively with a catchy jingle: “As soon as […]