Is Purgatory in the Bible? Is the Rapture?

Does the Bible mention Purgatory? Please direct me to any chapter or verses in the Bible that says anything about Purgatory. My mother passed away 5 yrs ago and I would like to know more about our faith’s (Catholic) belief regarding the state of the soul after death.

Also will you explain about the rapture. Do Catholics believe in this?

These links should explain the Catholic Church’s teaching of Purgatory and indulgences. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by this, please contact Catholic Answers directly.
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]"He will come again to judge the living…"
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How can we know a doctrine is true if it’s not in the Bible?**
]* Purgatory**
]* The Roots of Purgatory (Fathers*)**
]Myths about Indulgences
] HOW TO GAIN AN INDULGENCE
]How to Get an Indulgence
]Primer on Indulgences
] CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH ON INDULGENCES
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As for the Rapture:
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The Rapture

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Without the Rapture, what is Revelation about?

*]**Where does “Left Behind” go wrong? **
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