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Cremation and Faith

Cremation and the Baptist Church – Ashes to Ashes

Cremation Blog: Baptist Church

Baptist Cremation While cremation is an individual choice, and not all Baptists want to be cremated, there are no major leadership bodies that an Baptist cremation. To the extent that a funeral service is held, cremation may take place either before or after the funeral service. The late Reverend Billy Graham, verified that cremation is an…

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Cremation and Roman Catholics – Ashes to Ashes

Cremation Blog: St. Patrick's Cathedral

The Roman Catholic Church Allows Cremation Since 1963, the Vatican has allowed Roman Catholics to choose cremation as an acceptable option. As recently as 2016, the Roman Catholic Church reaffirmed its support for cremation, specifying legitimate situations, such as sanitary, economic or social considerations. But, cremation is not acceptable if it is an expression of…

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