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Does This Ancient Prayer Release 1,000 Souls from Purgatory? Here’s the Astonishing Truth

. . .St. Gertrude the Great, a German mystic, theologian, & nun, said that Jesus told her that the following prayer releases “a vast number of souls from purgatory” each time it is said. . .

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