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Old Jan 31, '06, 11:46 am
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Default Can we be buried in a non-Catholic cemetery?

My husband is looking into buying funeral plots. His parents have plots in a Lutheran cemetery and he would like to buy plots close to his parents' plots. What does the Church teach about where we are to be buried?
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Old Jan 31, '06, 11:53 am
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Default Re: Can we be buried in a non-Catholic cemetery?

The Church does not object to Catholics being buried in non-Catholic cemeteries, especially when it is done for reasons such as yours of wanting to be near family. When pre-planning your funerals, you can arrange for a priest to bless the plot at the time of the burial by leaving instructions of your wishes to whoever will be responsible for arranging your funerals.
 

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