011. What is the Roman Catholic reason for praying to the saints on behalf of the living?
Dr. Manteufel responds to the question "What is the Roman Catholic reason for praying to the saints on behalf of the living?"
living saints, the dead cannot intercede, Council of Trent, honor saints, pray only to God, accumulated merit, excesses in Piety
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Manteufel, Thomas, "011. What is the Roman Catholic reason for praying to the saints on behalf of the living?" (2009). American Religious Scene. 11.