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Bishop Joseph R. Binzer (second from right) blessed the site and participated in the groundbreaking. (Courtesy Photo)
By Steve Trosley When the Catholic Cemetery Conference convenes in Cincinnati in September, its members will get a special tour of the archdiocesan cemeteries and see a newly dedicated addition to the Gate of Heaven administration building. Douglas Tinsman, events coordinator and customer service manager, said the cemetery broke ground

The Cincinnati Catholic Cemetery Society operates three picturesque, historic cemeteries that provide for the needs of today’s Catholics as they preserve the memories of generations. As well as assuring that the bodies or cremated remains of loved one’s rest in consecrated ground, they are maintained as beautiful, tranquil places steeped

By Laura Ieraci Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY  — A small, inconspicuous cemetery inside the Vatican walls made headlines recently with the burial of a Belgian homeless man, Willy Herteleer. “The pilgrims’ tomb” is a common grave, just a few yards from the tombs of bishops, royalty and intelligentsia. Herteleer

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph  Maybe your family has been charged with an urn containing the ashes of great-uncle Louis or grandma Helen. For a time, perhaps they rested on the mantle or in a china cabinet. After a while, they were reverently moved to a storage closet or