Posts Tagged ‘Exhumation’

Spanish Church speaks against exhuming Franco’s remains Comments 0

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Spanish church leaders have advised the government not to carry out plans to exhume General Francisco Franco’s remains, without obtaining agreement from interested parties. “We want a solution which helps build a peaceful country,” said Rodrigo Pinedo Texidor, archdiocesan communications director. Read more Related Posts:Basque separatist organisation apologises, will disbandVincentian Spanish Civil War martyrs beatificationTranslations Read more

Church objects to trend of exhuming ‘portable remains’ Comments 1

Friday, August 7th, 2015

A UK alarm has been sounded over a trend of bereaved family members, when they move home, seeking to exhume deceased loved ones to stay close to them. Senior Church of England officials have warned that the practice is incompatible with Christian beliefs. The UK’s Ministry of Justice receives 25 applications a week to exhume Read more