Do Roman Catholics believe in ghosts?
The Catholic Church acknowledges that ghosts do exist. They are rare examples of God allowing a spirit to return to earth for some reason such as to warn. They are not evil and will cause no harm. However, the Church warns us against trying to call up spirits of the dead or using a medium to do so and to do so is considered a serious sin. It can also open us to Satanic obsession or possession.
The difference between Muslims and Roman Catholics is that the Muslims pray to Allah and read the Quran. They believe if the submit their whole lives to Allah, they will experience true freedom. Roman Catholics pray to God and read the Holy Bible. Catholics believe the New Testament is the word of God.
Muslims believe in Ghosts. Its mentioned in our holy book (Quran) that Jin ( ghosts in Arabic language) do exist. And they are creatures like human beings. But they are made of fire. even ghosts have different religions. some are friendly and some are aggreassive. Most Christians don't believe in ghosts, but some Catholics do. I wouldn't know, 'cause im a Protestant.
I've actually discussed this topic with my parish priest. He said the Church doesn't exactly have a strong position on it at this time. I personally believe in ghosts to a certain degree but I don't think many of the people who go to my church do. There are, however, several books written on the subject by various Catholics. I've also included some links to more information about the Church's position on ghosts. Yes, but…
. Roman Catholic Answer Catholics believe that the Catholic Church was the only Church established by God through His Son, Our Blessed Lord, who guaranteed it until the end of the world, and promised that there would be only One Shepherd and One Fold. Catholics believe that the Catholic Church is the only true faith because they believe God and take Him at His word.
Roman Catholics believe in Papal Primacy, Papal Infallibility, the Immaculate Conception, and Purgatory while Eastern Orthodox people do not. Roman Catholics believe that the Holy Spirit proceeds from the Father and the Son, while Eastern Orthodox people believe that the Holy Spirit only proceeds from the Father.
Roman Catholic Answer Catholics believe in the afterlife since God revealed that is what we were made for. Yes. We believe that after we die, We either go to Heaven, if we are Saved, or Hell, if we are Damned. We also believe in Purgatory, which is only a temporal state of suffering, for those souls which are Saved, but, still have sins to atone for, before being made worthy to enter the Presence of…