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Pope Francis salutes the faithful upon his arrival in St. Peter's square at the Vatican for the Special Jubilee Papal Audience on October 22, 2016. / AFP / VINCENZO PINTO        (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
Pope Francis salutes the faithful upon his arrival in St. Peter's square at the Vatican for the Special Jubilee Papal Audience on October 22, 2016. / AFP / VINCENZO PINTO        (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

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Vatican clarifies guidelines on cremation

The Vatican announced that Catholics may be cremated but should not have their ashes scattered at sea or kept in urns at home.

Vatican clarifies guidelines on cremation

The Vatican announced that Catholics may be cremated but should not have their ashes scattered at sea or kept in urns at home.