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  • No scattering of ashes or keeping them home, Vatican says

    No scattering of ashes or keeping them home, Vatican says

    • Oct 25, 2016

    In a document issued on Tuesday by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican has decreed that although burial remains preferable to cremation, the latter is acceptable bu the remains may not be scattered, divvied up or kept at home.

  • People rigid about law are often hypocrites, Pope Francis says

    • Oct 24, 2016

    God’s law was made not “to make us slaves but to make us free, to make us children” of God, Pope Francis said in his homily during Mass at Domus Sanctae Marthae Oct. 24, and the result is that people rigidly bound to the law suffer pain, pride and often live a double life.

  • Pope Francis urges fellow Jesuits to go to the peripheries

    Pope Francis urges fellow Jesuits to go to the peripheries

    • Oct 24, 2016

    The Jesuits aim to “move forward, overcoming the impediments which the enemy of human nature puts in our way when, in serving God, we are seeking the greater good,” Pope Francis told more than 200 Jesuits chosen to represent the more than 16,000 Jesuits at the order’s general congregation.