Manaoag now Approved for Indulgences

A visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Manaoag in Pangasinan province will now entitle you to plenary indulgence (a plenary indulgence is a full pardon of temporal punishment because of sins by going to confession near the time of their pilgrimage, receiving the Eucharist, and praying for the intentions of the Pope).

According to GMA News, Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas said the Cardinal Archpriest of the Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major in Rome authorized the special indulgence.

Cardinal Bernard Francis Law has granted the Manaoag Shrine “a special bond of spiritual affinity through which the pilgrims who visit [there] are assured of the blessings of the Lord as if they actually visit the said major basilica in Rome.”