Final resting place: What to do with the body?

Posted January 14, 2019 7:13 am by Editor

Final resting place: What to do with the body?

Throughout the centuries, the Catholic Church has expressed respect for the human body – and reinforced Church teaching regarding the resurrection of the body – by requiring that the deceased be buried. For most of its history, the Church has banned cremation, which it considered a sacrilegious act that implied disbelief in the resurrection of the body…

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