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Most of the inmates who died had never been convicted of a crime

The new instructions were released on Tuesday by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Cardinal Gerald Lacroix of Quebec said he would not follow in the steps of other Canadian bishops

Amatrice was one of the areas worst hit by the earthquake (AP)

A state funeral will be held in one of the areas worst hit by the Italian earthquake after residents rebelled against the Government’s original plans

An estimated 1,700 people gathered in Rouen cathedral for the funeral Mass of the murdered priest

The Eternal Word Television Network will broadcast the funeral Mass on Friday

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Canon Brian O'Sullivan, of Arundel and Brighton Diocese will have his funeral Mass in an Anglican church.

Canon O’Sullivan’s funeral will be held in the church in honour of his ecumenical work

Canon Law makes it clear that funerals should be refused to ‘manifest sinners to whom a Church funeral could not be granted without public scandal to the faithful’

Fr Giancarlo Manieri, who celebrated the requiem mass for Vittorio Casamonica, said he was unaware of what was going to happen outside his church