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Staff Report Roughly 160 students and their chaperones made the walk from St. Francis Seraph Catholic School in Over-the-Rhine to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati central offices building in downtown Cincinnati for some trick-or-treating in a safe environment on Oct. 30. The students started on the eighth floor and worked their

Staff Report On Halloween a group of students from St. Francis Seraph Catholic school in Over-the-Rhine were given an opportunity to trick-or-treat in a safe place hours before the evening candy-seekers hit the streets.

Staff Report Though the origins of Halloween are tied up with the Christian feast of All Saints on Nov. 1 (hence All Hallows Eve, Oct. 31), the present celebration of the holiday is often more focused on candy and costumes. The full history of the celebration of course goes back

Children dance to music during a Halloween carnival at Santa Cruz Catholic School in Tucson, Ariz., Oct 24. The annual event brought together hundreds of students, parents and neighbors for a night of entertainment and fun. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)
By Rose Ybarra Catholic News Service  BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Every October, many look forward to Halloween — the trick-or-treating, the parties and especially the costumes. Every Halloween, however, many also mock religious figures with their costume choices. Costumes for badly behaved nuns, rabbis, Muslims, priests, Catholic schoolgirls, Sikhs and Buddhist