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Topic: burial

Death is hard, but the ancient, hallowed ritual of the Catholic Church can provide lasting consolation

Humans require more than secular rites of ‘closure’

The Church is against cremation. Yet at our parish the storing of ashes nourishes faith and encourages prayers for the dead

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