raccolta

Derivation

  • Italian: a collection

Article

A book containing prayers and pious exercises to which indulgences have been attached by the popes; also the decrees granting these indulgences and the conditions necessary for gaining them. All these indulgences are applicable to the souls in Purgatory. It was first published in Italian in 1807; editions of 1877, 1885 and 1898 are the official publications of the Sacred Congregation of Indulgences. An English translation has been authorized by the same Congregation.

MLA Citation

  • “raccolta”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 30 April 2014. Web. 16 September 2014. <>