CREMATION vs BURIAL


#1

Does the CC consider burial of the body and the cremation of the body to be equally weighted alternatives ?


#2

Yes, burial and cremation are equally acceptable with the following conditions:

(1) the cremation cannot be done as act of denial of the resurrection of the body or other Christian tenet

(2) the cremated remains must be interred


#3

None of these...body liquefaction is the best way to die... totally environment friendly process... i am using it for my father... for more read... cremation guide


#4

This is the quote from canon law

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  1. The Church earnestly recommends that the pious custom of burying the bodies of the deceased be observed; nevertheless, the Church does not prohibit cremation unless it was chosen for reasons contrary to Christian doctrine.

It sounds like burial is the preferred (recommended) method.


#5

[quote="cremationurn, post:3, topic:53061"]
None of these...body liquefaction is the best way to die... totally environment friendly process... i am using it for my father... for more read... cremation guide

[/quote]

Uh, no.


#6

I had my dog cremated and I certainly don't see it as a sin. I would feel deeply hurt if anybody told me I sinned by how I handled my dogs dead body. :(


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