Thursday October 19th 2017

‘Rite of Burial’ Archives

Can Catholics Be Cremated?

Can Catholics Be Cremated?

For much of history, the Catholic Church banned cremation as a choice for dead Catholics, but in 1963 the Vatican lifted the ban. Cremation is now an acceptable practice for Catholics, but only if done for the right reasons.  The usual accepted reason is financial hardship there may be other [...]