cemetery Archives - Crux



  • Dispute resolved in proposed ‘rapist’ priests gravestone

    Dispute resolved in proposed ‘rapist’ priests gravestone

    • Jan 1, 2018

    A compromise has finally been reached between a man who wanted an inflammatory message on his mother’s gravestone and the diocese in charge of the cemetery to the satisfaction of both sides.

  • Students keep soldiers’ memory alive at U.S. cemetery Pope visits today

    Students keep soldiers’ memory alive at U.S. cemetery Pope visits today

    • Nov 2, 2017

    The ‘Be the Difference – Never Again’ highlights those who risked their lives to save others during WWII, including the soldiers buried in the military cemetery in Nettuno, where Pope Francis will celebrate Mass on Thursday. Its mission is to inspire people to take action in their lives and focus on events in history that demonstrate the power an individual has to make a difference in someone’s life.

  • Cemetery won’t allow mention of “rapist” priests at grave

    Cemetery won’t allow mention of “rapist” priests at grave

    • Oct 22, 2017

    In a climate where clergy sex abuse continues to be discussed in the wake of high profile cases in Australia and the Vatican itself, a man in the Diocese of Joliet in Illinois, is in a disagreement with that diocese over explicit language that he wants on his mother’s grave marker to acknowledge her work on behalf of victims of clergy sex abuse.