Richard III deserves a Catholic burial

Not so fast, Leicester Cathedral — Richard III was a Catholic, and his last resting place should be in a Catholic church.

So argues Elena Curti, deputy editor of the London Tablet, following the news that archaeologists have confirmed the discovery of the king’s missing remains under a car par in Leicester.

“The ‘appropriate’ rites would surely be a Catholic funeral with a full Requiem Mass, and only a Catholic church will do for Richard’s tomb,” she writes.

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