Does the Church allow cremation?

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Does the Church allow cremation?
« on: November 09, 2012, 05:33:38 PM »

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Re: Does the Church allow cremation?
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2012, 05:34:49 PM »
The Catechism cites the 1983 Code of Canon Law:


Can. 1176 ยง3 The Church earnestly recommends that the pious custom of burial be retained; but it does not forbid cremation, unless this is chosen for reasons which are contrary to Christian teaching.

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