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Do Catholics Believe in Evolution?

Do Catholics Believe in Evolution?

Science and religion, specifically Catholicism, have been at odds on many occasions (just check out how the Catholic Church responded to the scientific revolution). One topic in particular that many have questioned is the origins of humans. So in this article, let me...

Do Catholics Celebrate Halloween?

Do Catholics Celebrate Halloween?

During Halloween, people all over the world dress up in costumes and put up spooky decorations in and around their homes, while kids - and maybe their parents - go trick-or-treating. However, some Christians are opposed to such a holiday, saying that it originated...

Do Catholics Celebrate Christmas?

Do Catholics Celebrate Christmas?

Christmas is one of the most celebrated holidays today. Throughout the world, it is spent in either a religious or non-religious way, depending on belief and tradition. But for this article, we’ll focus on Catholicism and whether or not we celebrate it in our...

Do Catholics Believe in Reincarnation?

Do Catholics Believe in Reincarnation?

Reincarnation is a popular concept in movies and TV series. But what exactly is reincarnation and is there any truth to it? Moreover, as Catholics, should we even believe in it? Let me clear up this matter in this article.  Catholics do not believe in reincarnation....

Do Catholics Believe in Purgatory?

Do Catholics Believe in Purgatory?

Death is a concept not many of us fully grasp, especially when it comes to purgatory. Some believe it and others don’t. But what about Catholics - are we supposed to believe in it? Let me expound on this matter in this article.  Catholics believe in purgatory. It's...

How Long Is a Catholic Funeral?

How Long Is a Catholic Funeral?

If you are planning a Catholic funeral service or about to attend one, you’re probably wondering how long it lasts and what to expect. If you are, here’s everything you need to know about Catholic funerals and what goes on in one. I’ve also included the rules for...

What Happens If a Catholic Eat Meat On Friday?

What Happens If a Catholic Eat Meat On Friday?

Here at Walking Crossroads, we make it our mission to clear the misconceptions and most-asked questions about Catholicism. One of the questions that keeps coming up is the old Catholic law of abstaining from meat on Fridays. So does this still apply, and if so, what...

Is Travis Barker Catholic?

Is Travis Barker Catholic?

Travis Barker’s wedding with Kourtney Kardashian created quite a controversy, particularly in the Catholic community. With the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary embroidered into Kourtney’s headpiece and their ceremony held at what looked like a church, many accused the...

Who Do Catholics Pray To?

Who Do Catholics Pray To?

As Catholics, we are often accused of a lot of things about our beliefs and practices. The most popular, probably, is that we worship and idolize multiple gods or figures. But is this true? Who exactly do Catholics pray to and why do we pray to them?  Christians,...

What Is Adoration in the Catholic Church?

What Is Adoration in the Catholic Church?

Catholics say repeatedly, “We adore God alone”. We also say it through our songs; in “O Come, All Ye Faithful”, for instance, we sing the line “O come, let us adore him, Christ, the Lord” and the song “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” even has it on the title. But what...

Do Catholics Read the Bible?

Do Catholics Read the Bible?

You’ve probably heard it over and over: Catholics don’t read the Bible. It’s been so widespread that there’s even a joke about it, saying that if you want to get quotes from the Bible, then you should look for a Protestant since Catholics don’t know their Scripture...