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USCCB Statement on the Proper Disposition of Bodily Remains


WASHINGTON – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine has issued a statement providing principles for evaluating some newer methods and technologies for disposition of the bodies of the deceased.  The USCCB’s Administrative Committee approved the issuance of the statement on March 15. In their statement, the doctrine committee affirms that every […]