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William Gray wrote:

Hi, guys —

On Judgment Day, all the people in Purgatory get to go to Heaven.

  • Why is this the case?
  • If they weren't ready to gain the grace of Heaven yet, why are they being let in?

Thanks and God bless.


  { Why do all people in Purgatory get to go to Heaven on Judgment Day if they weren't ready for Heaven? }

Eric replied:

Hi, William —

No one is going to enter Heaven, or the General Judgment, without being purified.

We don't know frankly how purification works — it may not be in terms of time as we know it, it may be instantaneous or near-instantaneous from the clock's perspective.

Maybe God compensates for the lack of time by increasing the intensity of the purification.

God is smart enough to figure out a solution.


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