Italy’s All Souls’ Day Raises Spirits Throughout the Country


Every November, Italians find peace by engaging in traditions that observe and pay homage to the dead.

The following article, written by Jessica Phelan, appears on The Local. 

Italy’s fascinating All Souls’ Day traditions

In Sicily, children hunt for treats left by loving relatives no longer around.

In northern Italy people leave their homes empty in case the dead want to visit.

All over the country, Italians set an empty place at the table for people who no longer sit there.

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