Photo Credit Flickr/ernestkoe

Photo Credit Flickr/ernestkoe


June 19, 2015

Nathaniel Fajardo

Biblical Numerology: NUMBER THREE – Part XIII


The three things that stand out in the Bull of Indiction of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, or Misericordiae Vultus issued by Pope Francis, are, once more:   (1) The opening, then sealing of this “door or mercy” or “this extraordinary time of

grace.” This was discussed last issue, as space allowed. (2) The time period during which this Marian mercy is extended is called an Extraordinary Jubilee Year. Why extraordinary? This is a Roman Church-declared Jubilee.  What about the Biblical Jubilee? We will discuss the latter in its type-and-antitype application in more detail in the next issue(s). (3) The granting of Indulgences during this Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. Let’s focus on this subject and its interconnected issues, which, hopefully, will help us realize what its serious ramifications were in the past, thus, for the days ahead.

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