Vatican Releases Another Decree of Extension on Plenary Indulgences for the Faithfully Departed during the Continued COVID-19 Pandemic - FULL TEXT


THE Apostolic Penitentiary , having listened to the various pleas recently received from various Sacred Pastors of the Church, due to the persistent state of pandemic, confirms and extends for the entire month of November 2021 all the spiritual benefits already granted on 22 October 2020, through the Decree Prot. N. 791/20 / I with which, due to the "covid-19" pandemic, the plenary indulgences for the deceased faithful were extended for the entire month of November 2020.

From the Church's renewed generosity, the faithful will certainly draw pious intentions and spiritual vigor to direct their lives according to the Gospel law, in filial communion and devotion to the Supreme Pontiff, the visible foundation and Pastor of the Catholic Church.

This Decree is valid for the entire month of November. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary.

Given in Rome, from the headquarters of the Apostolic Penitentiary, on October 27, 2021.

Mauro Card. Piacenza
Major Penitentiary

Mgr Krzysztof Nykiel

[01488-EN.01] [Original text: Italian]