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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"
God's intervention in the drama of human history does not obey any natural cycle; it only obeys his grace and faithfulness, says Benedict XVI. The Pope made this reflection today when he …read more
Here is a translation of the homily Benedict XVI gave today when he celebrated Mass for the cardinals and bishops who have died this year. * * * Venerable Brothers, Dear brothers and sisters! …read more
Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave today at the general audience. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, After celebrating the Solemnity of All Saints, the Church today invites …read more
In a number of countries around the world the pro-euthanasia forces continue to press for the legalization of assisted suicide. Australia's Dr. Philip Nitschke recently broke the law by …read more