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Topic: Halloween

Halloween violates Church teaching, says Polish archbishop

Archbishop Jedraszewski urged Catholics not to partake in Halloween celebrations

Halloween is commercial and unnecessary. Can’t we give it a rest?

Halloween is a post-Christian celebration which compels us to buy things which we don’t need. We should return to our Christian roots and throw All Saints parties instead.

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The best counter to the Halloween juggernaut? Purgatory

The trashy ‘festivity’ of Halloween has risen to prominence because we are unable to face the idea of the “Church Suffering’

Debate: Can Catholics take the horror out of Halloween?

Can smiley pumpkins, window lights and saints’ costumes really replace pointy hats, plastic fangs and pasty make-up?

Bishops’ Halloween advice: dress children up as saints, not witches

Pumpkins should have smiley expressions and have crosses cut into the foreheads, according to a campaign endorsed by bishops