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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"
By Junno Arocho The Holy visited the "Viva Gli Anziani" Retirement home for the elderly yesterday in Rome, saying that he came not only as Bishop of Rome, but as well as "an elderly man …read more
Yesterday morning, Pope Benedict XVI went to visit the “Viva gli Anziani” Retirement home of the Sant’Egidio Community at Gianicolo in Rome on the occasion of the European Year of Active …read more
Intergenerational Solidarity was at the heart of this year’s annual summit meeting of European Faith leaders with the Presidents of EU Institutions. This was the eighth such high-level …read more
One of the traditional names given to the Blessed Virgin Mary is "Our Lady of Sorrows," a title under which the faithful reflect on the sorrowful events of her life, specifically the …read more
Here is a L'Osservatore Romano translation of the address Benedict XVI gave Sunday before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers …read more