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Cremation affords families multiple options for final rituals. A traditional funeral typically includes an imminent funeral service due to the time limitations for viewing a body. However, cremation may be delayed to include a customary funeral. It may also be performed immediately after death. A me
Despite the violent death of her husband and great difficulties on the part of her family while living on the estate of her father-in-law, a 17th-century French woman lived a holy life. Her name was St. Jane de Chantal, and she contributed to a spirituality for those in ordinary walks of life that i
Islam allows for many different forms of marriage.relaxation image by haemengine from Fotolia.comUnder Islamic law, known as Sharia and considered God's law by Islam, Muslim marriage is a literal contract between couples. While the institution of marriage allows for polygamy, these...
Calling a spade a spade my cost the Christian ministries a lot in the future if special interest groups get their way. Whether in congress or public policy the few are seeking to muzzle the mouths of the majority of conservative biblical ministers and ministries. This is no new thing but beware this
A fascinating Midrash relates that in the end of days, after the dead will arise from their graves, G-d will sit in Gan Eden, paradise, and teach Torah. The righteous will be sitting before Him, listening, all the angels and heavenly beings will be standing at G-d's right side, the sun, moon an
Completed in 1968, Lurigancho Prison in Lima, Peru, was designed to hold about 1,600 inmates. As of 2007, according to a report by the International Committee of the Red Cross, it held around 11,000. As a result of this overcrowding, Lurigancho has become a controversial subject in local politics a