What is to be done with cremains?


#1

What is the Church’s ruling on disposal of the ashes after a Catholic is cremated?


#2

absj58,

These links should be helpful in understanding the Church’s stance on cremation and what is to be done with the cremains. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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