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a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated

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A "robot priest" adorned with Buddhist robes and a hi-resolution tablet is now programmed to perform funeral rites for less cost than a human.
He helped with many difficult situations and conducted the Anglican funeral rite with a dignity that my husband would have greatly appreciated.
In cases where a late parishioner's sin is publicly manifest, a funeral rite, which honors the dead and consoles the family, would be considered scandalous to the faithful and should be avoided.
Nichols herself makes constant textual comparisons, and, for example, the bleak funeral rite Of 1552 only makes sense in the light of the Cranmerian reaction to the cult of the dead on the eve of the Reformation.
Igga made the comments on Wednesday while speaking as chief guest at a funeral rite for a former senior community leader in his home state of Central Equatoria, during which he said the governing party "did not go into government to play but to work" for the people of South Sudan.
Koslofsky also traces the development of a new, Protestant funeral rite.
The diocese told NCR that Robinson would have "more of a low-key funeral rite.
His funeral rite was due to take place later on Wednesday at 4.
Temesgen Weldegiorgis briefing groups of journalist during Ethiopia communities pays last tribute to Meles funeral rite in Unity State capital Bentiu Photo By Bonifacio Taban 2-Sept-2012 (ST)
The last funeral rite was attended by the senior government officials, including the regions vice president Riek Machar, the minister of peace and CPA implementation, Pagan Amum, the minister of health, Luka Monja, and presidential advisor Joseph Lagu Yanga.
Do you think the rituals of the Catholic funeral rite are feeding people?
The funeral rite for the potential prehistoric royal may have involved her family arranging her body so that, in death, she clasped a 25 centimetre tall ceramic beaker that was decorated with geometric patterns pottery drinking vessel in her hands.
Summorum Pontificum provides for celebration not just of the Mass, but of the other sacraments and also the funeral rite according to the 1962 formula.
The average Catholic probably has not gone to workshops on the Catholic funeral rite, but by celebrating Catholic funerals I think the average Catholic could tell you what the church has to say about death.