Pope Quiz: What do these Halloween symbols mean?

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
Skulls
Black Cats
Tridents
Costumes
Jack O'lanterns

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

Jack O'lanterns
Costumes
Black Cats
Skulls
Candles
Tridents

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

Black Cats
Skulls
Tridents
Jack O'lanterns
Candles
Costumes

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.

Costumes
Jack O'lanterns
Candles
Tridents
Black Cats
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.

Tridents
Black Cats
Costumes
Skulls
Candles
Jack O'lanterns

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

 

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