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Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Is it licit to mingle the ashes of several persons and to put them in one urn for one funeral? What are the Church's rules in regard to this case? -- W.G., Denver, Colorado ...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
In the United States, grandparents' day was celebrated Sunday. In Mexico, it was also celebrated in recent days. In this context, here is a translation of a message from the leaders of the …read more
En route to Brazil for World Youth Day, Pope Francis spoke of the dignity and rights of young people, but also of the dignity of the elderly. Vatican Radio reported about the brief …read more
To mark today's eighth anniversary of the death of John Paul II, here is an excerpt from his 1999 Letter to the Elderly. * * * “You show me the path of life, in your presence there is …read more
Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam, Ireland announced today the death of his predecessor, Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Cassidy. The retired archbishop of Tuam passed away last night. Archbishop …read more