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The relatives of Kelly want his remains back to bury them in consecrated ground but this week it emerged developers were planning to keep the remains in Pentridge.
Diocesan Chancellor David McClean said there were no exceptional circumstances involved in the case to justify a departure from the rule that Christian burials in consecrated ground were final.
Describing the moment when, as a family request, consecrated ground went karaoke for a father's favourite tune, Strachan said: "I kept thinking to myself, 'This is Winchester Cathedral'.
Consecrated ground it may be, but people like that have no respect at all.
On the question of dogs, any consecrated ground shouldn't be used as a lavatory for dog owners.
Our members certainly would not be happy if the French decided to build an airport on what is, after all, consecrated ground, " he said.
Although scenes shot with mourners in the church's graveyard are real enough, the actual burial takes place in the Canon's garden "because the church graveyard is consecrated ground and we wouldn't allow any digging to take place there.
Still-born babies were often secretly buried just outside consecrated ground or even unofficially in other people's graves that had been left open prior to a funeral.
Designed by Midland architect EJ Reynolds, who also designed All Saints Church in 1908, the memorial was erected on churchyard consecrated ground and dedicated in 1920.
These remains are re-interred in consecrated ground.
An English firm has been working at the site alongside Milltown Cemetery since January for a "geophysical investigation" to establish if more graves exist outside so-called consecrated ground.
Liverpool council leader, Mike Storey said: ``This is not consecrated ground and there are certainly no graves there any more.
Tombstones have been uprooted and smashed and the whole atmosphere of this consecrated ground is that of a rubbish tip.