Funeral related articles
The Church of England has today issued new advice to ensure funerals can continue safely amid the current restrictions in light of the current outbreak of Coronavirus Covid-19.
The General Synod today called on the Government to end the ‘cruel’ experience of so-called ‘pauper' funerals in a debate where members heard of the plight of those unable to afford funeral costs.
Loss and HOPE, launched at Lambeth Palace last week (Thursday, March 5th), is a coalition of organisations who feel passionately about churches of all denominations across the UK being equipped to support the bereaved.
People who cannot attend a funeral because of the coronavirus restrictions are being provided with prayers and suggestions on how to pay their own tribute at home to the person who has died.
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If someone you love dies in the next few days, of whatever cause, it will still be possible to have a small funeral held at a church or a crematorium led by a Church of England minister.
FEATURE / A Church of England priest has set up a group in a pub to discuss death and dying.