Even priests are planning to skip classic casket burials

More Catholics opting for cremation after Vatican relaxes burial rules

In 2018, choosing cremation over full-body burial is so popular even Catholic priests are planning to skip out on classic casket burials. “I haven’t signed up for it yet, but yes, that’s what I will do,” said Father Allan Deck, a priest and professor of theology at Loyola Marymount in California. “I think it’s a bit more practical,” he continued, laughing. “It’s easier to … [Read more...]