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Soldiers stand to attention in front of the flag draped coffin of former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos inside the heroes' cemetery in Manila

Soldiers stand to attention in front of the flag draped coffin of former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos inside the heroes' cemetery in Manila

Philippines: Dictator Marcos given hero's burial despite protests

18/11/2016 17:19

Marcos is accused of torturing and killing thousands of opponents and looting the wealth of the nation. President Duterte, who was supported by the Marcos family has honored his election promise. 

 

Activists, including victims of martial law, march towards the Supreme Court in Manila on November 8, 2016 to await the court's decision

Activists, including victims of martial law, march towards the Supreme Court in Manila on November 8, 2016 to await the court's decision

Philippines: bishops denounce a hero’s burial for Marcos

10/11/2016 17:45

The supreme court on Tuesday, said it had cleared all legal obstacles and petitions filed against moving the remains of the former dictator, to the Libingan ng mga Bayani, or Heroes’ Cemetery, in Manila

 

Vatican issues new instruction on Christian burial and cremation

The Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Tuesday issued a new instruction on Christian burial and the conservation of ashes in cases of cremation

Vatican issues new document on Christian burial and cremation

25/10/2016 12:27

The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Tuesday published a new instruction on the burial of the dead and on the conservation of the ashes in cases of cremation.

 

Funeral procession of late Card. Simon Lourdusamy

The mortal remains of late Indian Cardinal Simon Lourdusamy, being taken in procession in Pondicherry, June 9, 2014. As desired by the late prelate, his body was buried inside Pondicherry's Immaculate Conception

‎20 thousand people pay final respects to Card. Lourdusamy

09/06/2014 15:44

20 thousand people pay final respects to Card. Lourdusamy at his burial in Pondicherry cathedral