Purgatory Explained, by Father François Xavier Schouppe

detail of an illustration of Purgatory from the Book of Hours of Queen Bona; c.1527 by Stanislaw Samostrzelnik; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsTable of Contents

The text of this book was taken from Purgatory Explained by the Lives and Legends of the Saints by Father François Xavier Schouppe, S.J., 1893. It has the Imprimatur of Cardinal Herbert Vaughan, Archbishop of Westminster, England, 11 October 1893.