The traditional Requiem is unremittingly bracing, calling us to contemplate the fearful mystery of death

Parishes should have teams of people who can be called upon to be present when there are few mourners

Most of the inmates who died had never been convicted of a crime

The new instructions were released on Tuesday by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Cardinal Gerald Lacroix of Quebec said he would not follow in the steps of other Canadian bishops

A state funeral will be held in one of the areas worst hit by the Italian earthquake after residents rebelled against the Government’s original plans

An estimated 1,700 people gathered in Rouen cathedral for the funeral Mass of the murdered priest

The Eternal Word Television Network will broadcast the funeral Mass on Friday

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Canon O’Sullivan’s funeral will be held in the church in honour of his ecumenical work