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Bishop warns Catholics to avoid pagan Halloween

Children dress as saints tonight as Polish bishop warns Catholics to avoid pagan Halloween

by Peter Baklinski

Thu Oct 31, 2013 16:01 EST




Baklinski sisters Teressa (3), Gianna (7), Perina (4), dress
Baklinski sisters Teressa (3), Gianna (7), Perina (4), dress as saints
for an all saints eve march



COMBERMERE, Ontario, October 31, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholic children in the little town of Combermere, Ontario, may not know that a Polish archbishop is warning his flock about the spiritual dangers of participating in pagan ‘Halloween’ rituals, but then again, they don’t need to worry. They participate in an "All Hallows’ Eve" festival dressed as God’s holy angels and saints.

Archbishop Marek Jedraszewski of Lodz is urging Catholics not to take part, "even in playful form," in the pagan rituals of Halloween, calling it a “fundamentally anti-Christian festival.”

"Introducing children, and sometimes adults, to Halloween practices is a violation of Church teaching. Christians should not take part, even in playful form,” he said in a pastoral letter to his archdiocese. (...)

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