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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

Bishop says ceremony was intended to comfort grieving owners of chihuahua

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

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

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

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

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