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The body of Miss Chiwa sits in the church of St-Victor d’Auvelais in Belgium (Source: Amor de la Verdad website)

Bishop says ceremony was intended to comfort grieving owners of chihuahua

Cardinal Nichols presiding over the Requiem Mass for the repose of Richard III's soul (Flickr/Mazur)

The vestment, worn by Cardinal Nichols at the Requiem Mass last week, will be displayed at Ushaw College

Sir Winston Churchill's coffin being carried into St Paul's (PA)

Historians will argue about his mistakes, but everyone who filed past Churchill’s coffin was certain they were mourning the passing of a great man

A parish priest in Brooklyn, New York, sprinkles holy water on the casket of Bishop Octavio Cisneros (Photo: CNS)

Bishop of Meath, Ireland, clarifies that eulogies should never be part of a funeral Mass

Members of the Royal British Legion lower their standards as the coffin of Corporal Stephen McKee arrives at Wootton Bassett (Ben Birchall/PA Wire)

You are standing on the pavement and you spot a funeral procession. What do you do?

A Requiem Mass at Westminster Cathedral (Photo: PA)

A Requiem Mass I was at this morning was highly unusual in one respect: there was no panegyric of the dead