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Cardinals sign of afterlife or death?

Asked by slcasto4 (10points) 3 weeks ago
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Darth_Algar's avatar

I’m sorry, what exactly are you asking?

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

They place a mirror under the mouth and check for breath, in the form of mist.

Vignette's avatar

My part of the world we always associate the recently departed to be stopping by in the form of a Male Cardinal to say hi and let us know they have settled in and are OK.

cookieman's avatar

I think they are just birds.

kritiper's avatar

A nice thought, a nice dream. But no reality.

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Cardinals use this method to confirm the passing of a Pope. To check for breath.

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Cardinals place a mirror under the mouth of the Pope and check for breath, in the form of mist. Cardinals use this method to confirm the passing of a Pope.

elbanditoroso's avatar

The Phoenix Cardinals are playing like they are already dead.

SergeantQueen's avatar

I’ve heard a lot of people say that once someone passes away and you see a cardinal after the funeral, that may be that person visiting you in some way

Darth_Algar's avatar


I’m pretty sure they use qualified medical professionals and equipment. At least in modern times.

Inspired_2write's avatar

Seems to be a misunderstanding of what you asked?
Cardinals are red birds.
Cardinals are the Popes attendants.
As for the question about birds appearing after a death, sounds like a family superstition that is handed down within the family and or community , so that all search for evidence as reassurance of the afterlife.
As if the departed had sent a message to the living….as per expectations before death?

Hawaii_Jake's avatar

@Darth_Algar This is the Roman Catholic church we’re talking about. They only gave up Latin about 50 years ago. Are you sure they use modern techniques?

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

I love those birds!
I’ve heard this before and I see them often so my question is why do these dead people keep bothering me?

Inspired_2write's avatar


I love them as well since they are so rare around here.
Bluebirds as well…love the natural colors.
See Link: amazed at so many !

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@Inspired_2write -I love the photos. I saw something similar to this when I was a little girl. My mom called me to the window to look at a huge group of cardinals in a tree. They are so pretty!
Here are a pair of bluebirds for you.
My hub took that pic when I made him go on a wild goose chase to look for cranes. lol

MrGrimm888's avatar

The universe’s natural state, is chaos.

Darth_Algar's avatar


Judging by the most recent Papal death, yes.

Inspired_2write's avatar

Beautiful Picture! Thanks for sharing.

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