Poll Do you agree with the Vaticans stance on scattering ashes

first_img File photo By Órla Ryan Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Oct 26th 2016, 10:09 AM 198 Comments Share65 Tweet Email No (13087) 27,862 Views Image: Shutterstock/TunedIn by Westend61 THE VATICAN HAS urged Catholics not to scatter the ashes of the dead after cremation and instead to store them in places approved by the Church.The new guidelines also say that the ashes of the dead should not be kept at home, rather at a cemetery or other sacred place.Doing so reduces “the risk of shielding the dead from prayers for them and the memory of their family and the Christian community”, German cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, the prefect of the doctrinal watchdog, said yesterday.“We also avoid eventually forgetting (them) and the lack of respect which can happen, especially after the passing of the first generation.”We want to know: Do you agree with the Vatican’s views on ashes? Wednesday 26 Oct 2016, 10:09 AM Yes (2011) YesNoI’m not sureVoteContains reporting from © – AFP 2016 Poll Results: Poll: Do you agree with the Vatican’s stance on scattering ashes? The Catholic Church has said ashes should not be scattered or kept at home. I’m not sure (791) File photo Image: Shutterstock/TunedIn by Westend61last_img

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