Pope Quiz: What do these Halloween symbols mean?

Did you know that some of the symbols that we usually see during Halloween have a Catholic meaning behind them? Take our #PopeQuiz below to learn more!

 

Question #1: In the medieval period, Christians viewed this symbol as a representation of the demonic partly because it is associated with witchcraft.

Candles
Costumes
Jack O'lanterns
Tridents
Skulls
Black Cats

Question #2: While praying for souls in purgatory, Christians would use this Halloween icon to protect their processional candles from the wind.

Candles
Skulls
Jack O'lanterns
Costumes
Black Cats
Tridents

Question #3: Some Christians believe that the tradition of using this Halloween icon represents the souls in purgatory who are seeking prayers.

Costumes
Black Cats
Skulls
Candles
Jack O'lanterns
Tridents

Question #4: This Halloween icon is often used by Christians to emphasize a saint’s wisdom and to constantly remind them of their own mortality.

Tridents
Black Cats
Candles
Jack O'lanterns
Costumes
Skulls

Question #5: Images such as this Halloween symbol highlight paganism and hell. They are derived from both ancient Greek mythology and the Book of Revelation.

Skulls
Candles
Tridents
Costumes
Jack O'lanterns
Black Cats

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Also Try: Pope Quiz: What do the colors of the vestments signify?

 

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