last rites

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Synonyms for last rites

a Catholic sacrament

rites performed in connection with a death or burial

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12 ( ANI ): As a mark of love and gratitude for his beloved parrot who passed away, a man in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha performed its last rites as per Hindu rituals.
Owing to his absence, the court later issued an arrest warrant against him but he prayed to the court to grant him time to perform the last rites of his wife.
Jayalalithaa made her final journey - a two kilometers route - to Marina beach, where the last rites were be performed.
Yesterday Gilligan was sitting up in his hospital bed as it emerged a priest who gave him the Last Rites said: "The poor man was all covered in blood, blood, blood.
The last rites of veteran actor Farooq Sheikh, who died of heart attack in Dubai on Saturday, will take place in Mumbai on Monday evening.
In 1988, Fr Reid was pictured giving the last rites to Corporal David Howes, one of two soldiers murdered by republicans after they drove into the funeral of an IRA member in Belfast.
Her last rites were performed two days ago in Paktika, according to her Afghan husband.
Residents of Dungarji village expressed shock as they performed the last rites for the 20-year-old woman, who was killed on Monday.
Ironically, both his parents had died and his last rites were performed by
CHICKENFOOT Chickenfoot ( Ear) WHEN Audioslave split up it seemed that the age of the supergroup was finally over - but the Last Rites were read too soon.
Last Rites picks up the themes of Lukacs's 1990 book Confessions of an Original Sinner, which he described as an "auto-history," to distinguish it from autobiography.
Harvey is best known for his series of Charlie Resnick novels, which include Lonely Hearts, Rough Treatment and Last Rites.
On Wednesday, activists plan to perform Hindu last rites in front of the zoo to release Gita's soul ``for a future life.
Philip Neri, Anne's cousin, who brought him the last rites of the Church.
OK, so many of us have had our last rites, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't have civil rights too.