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Vaclav Havel's widow holds an urn containing his ashes (CTK Photo/Roman Vondrous)

The Italian Church’s newly promulgated Funeral Rites leave me in a quandary

Cardinal Jozef Tomko places ashes on Benedict XVI’s forehead at the start of Lent

The England team celebrates during the fifth Ashes Test at Sydney Cricket Ground (Photo: PA)

After all, the mighty are being put down from their seats and the humble exalted