Does Purgatory exist?

As Jesus was dying on the cross, He said to the “Good Thief”, “This day you will be with me in Paradise”. That infers that the thief would go straight to Heaven and not have to go to Purgatory. Does Purgatory exist? Does everyone go there?

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Recommended Reading:

*] Purgatory
*] The Roots of Purgatory
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