Dogs do go to heaven, says the Pope

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Until now, the Catholic Church’s position on animals has been that they do not have souls. This means that when they die, they simply stop existing.

Vía fondosanimales.com

This theological position has been troubling to a lot of animal lovers, who fear that heaven will not really be paradise without their beloved pets. However, this position has always been somewhat informal, and hasn’t been encoded in the formal doctrine of the Church.