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You might actually succeed in converting your partner, and then they’re a crazy convert.You go out to eat during Lent and they’ve ordered shrimp, asking the waiter if it’s cooked in canola oil or olive oil.Most protestant denominations do not recognize the holiday and disagree with the theology behind it.According to Catholic belief, the soul of a person who dies can go to one of three places.In some other languages the celebration, not necessarily on the same date, is known as Day of the Dead (DĂ­a de los Muertos or de los Difuntos in Spanish-speaking countries; halottak napja in Hungary; Yom el Maouta in Lebanon, Israel and Syria).The Western celebration of All Souls' Day is on 2 November and follows All Saints' Day, which commemorates the departed who have attained the beatific vision.It takes three years to get over the crazy convert stage—three years to learn moderation, then you’re dating a spiritual infant, and you have to wonder--are you willing to put up with that?

Indulgences were sold as spiritual pardons to the poor and applied to the souls of the dead (or the living) to get people into heaven.He then introduced the heretical belief that people are simply saved, or not, and argued that there is no need to pray for the dead to get them into heaven.The Church reeled from Luther's accusation, and reformed its practice of selling indulgences.The day is primarily celebrated in the Catholic Church, but it is also celebrated in the Eastern Orthodox Church and a few other denominations of Christianity.The Anglican church is the largest protestant church to celebrate the holy day.