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a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated

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Catholic Church spokesman Father Walter Insero said: 'It is not envisaged that there will be funeral rites in any church in Rome.
Safa was then escorted in a large convoy to his village of Mayfadoun in Nabatieh, where funeral rites were performed at his parents' home before his body was laid to rest in the village cemetery.
A MUSLIM charity has completed a successful fundraising campaign to build a mortuary to perform funeral rites.
A southern Philippine town plans to hold funeral rites for the world's largest saltwater crocodile and then preserve its remains in a museum to keep tourists coming and prevent their community from slipping back into obscurity, the town's mayor said on Monday.
Thackeray's funeral rites were due to be held on Sunday.
MULTAN -- District administration will award four kanal land to Hindu community, residing in Multan and its suburbs, for constructing Shamshan Ghat facility for funeral rites.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Sunday left for Saudi Arabia to attend funeral rites for Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz in the holy city of Makkah, his office said.
Delay happened because of the death of our leader, Nusrat Bhutto and her funeral rites in Larkana," said Ashraf.
The lead archaeologist states that funeral rites were taken very seriously by this culture and it was highly unlikely that this was a mistake.
Summary: Mass burials are continuing in Japan's north-west, despite the fact that solemn funeral rites usually centre around cremation.
This Order included funeral rites for deceased children, not only for the baptized but also for the unbaptized.
The statement was made on Saturday by the Arch-Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Sudan, Daniel Deng Bull, while giving speech during the last prayers at the funeral rites of the late Minister Jimmy Lemi Milla.
In modern times, funeral rites of food and drink are less about providing post-mortem sustenance for the dead and more about the bonding of the bereaved.
But thousands of Tibetan Buddhist monks stayed on, picking at rubble with shovels, performing funeral rites and throwing food from the backs of lorries.
Another protest leader, Nattawut Saikua, told reporters that funeral rites would be held this evening for 14 dead protesters near where they fell.