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All too often, families don’t know what their loves one wanted. Tell them now – it’s a chance to witness to the Resurrection

People don’t like to think of Purgatory – but praying for the dead is an important act of charity

The ‘funeral without the funeral’ could refocus our attention on the Eucharistic sacrifice. It’s a lot cheaper, too

Five Dallas police officers were killed by a gunman targeting police on July 7

We human beings are ceremonial animals and funerals are vital, even for the non-religious

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

The breakdown of family and community life is behind dwindling numbers at funerals

Archdiocese of Liverpool is first in England and Wales to commission lay ministers to celebrate funeral ceremonies

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

Co-founder of Private Eye and editor of the Oldie talks to the Herald about bishops, funerals and praying for the dead