To bury or cremate may depend on faith

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Houston Chronicle
Friday, July 13, 2012

When it comes to death, the words of Benjamin Franklin are often quoted. While he threw taxes into the mix, it can't be denied that death is indeed the one thing we all have in common.

Whether we worship in a mosque, synagogue, temple or church, death brings out rites and rituals as varied as the many religions in this world.

What's considered sacrilege in one faith is revered in another, particularly when it comes to cremation. And sometimes, the rules change.

Read the full article in the Houston Chronicle

Thanks to the HVCC Mortuary Science Alumni & Student Assoc for alerting us to this article.


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