All Saints’ Day is a holiday in the Republic of Congo every 1 November. On this day, Christian believers remember known and unknown saints of past centuries. All Saints’ Day is a significant occasion on the traditional Christian calendar, and is observed by millions of Christians around the world.
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Note that The Republic of Congo is also known as Congo-Brazzaville after its capital, not to be confused with the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. This Congo was formerly a French colony and adopted many traditions and holidays from France.
All Saints’ Eve on 31 October, which corresponds to Halloween in other parts of the world, is a “scary” time when evil spirits are thought to roam about. All Saints’ Day on 1 November is a time when people attend church and beautify tombs with floral bouquets. All Souls Day, on 2 November, is a time when Roman Catholics pray for the dead to speed their way out of Purgatory.
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