Souls in Purgatory

Capilla de Animas
Compostela, Spain

This relief appears on a side wall of the Chapel of the Souls (Capilla de Animas) in Compostela. The souls pray for release, which will come eventually, from the cleansing fires.

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Photographed at the site by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.