Nation Celebrates All Saints’ & All Souls’ Day

Steeped in religious history, All Saints' & All Souls' Day is celebrated by many as a secular holiday.

Steeped in religious history, All Saints' & All Souls' Day is celebrated by many as a secular holiday.

All government offices are closed, with many taking part in celebrations at home and abroad.

All Saints’ Day is a festival honoring all the holy saints and martyrs. All Souls’ Day is a festival honoring the souls of the dead. While the two-day national holidays are steeped in Roman Catholicism, it has been celebrated as a secular holiday for many years.

 

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