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Catholic Cremation Gets New Guidelines

Wendy Parkulo / News Team

On Tuesday the Vatican released an updated statement of guidelines regarding the practice of cremation upon one’s death for Catholics. The new rules state that Catholics may be cremated but that their ashes must not be scattered, kept by family members as mementos, or kept in private residences. 259 more words


Burning Boxes

The smell of damp, of mould, inside a tiny rented bathroom.

A box within a box, within a bigger box, still.

The sighting of a silverfish: the tale told. 114 more words


Bill to ensure proper burial for unclaimed bodies filed at Senate

Senator Grace Poe filed on Thursday a bill that would ensure a proper burial for unclaimed bodies, noting the rise in numbers due

Jesus Christ's burial place unveiled for first time in centuries: Report

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: The original surface of what many Christians believe to be the tomb of Jesus Christ has been exposed for the first time in several hundred years, according to a National Geographic… 223 more words

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The Prayer of the African Slave

Tell my people where I am

So that when I die they can carry me home

If they can’t find me

Tell them to follow the trail of African bones… 44 more words

Creative Writing

Dog gone

It has been quite a trauma for me – and a major blow to my emotional well-being – that my 17 year old miniature dachshund – of questionable health but nonetheless seemingly OK – decided to just roll over and die a few nights back. 3,773 more words

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