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No bodies, no graves, only lighted candles

’On the feast of All Souls’ Day, though I light a candle in our veranda and offer a prayer for him, I also prepare my son’s favorite dish’

Pope Francis: ‘Do you desire heaven above everything else?’

"Let’s face it, we have gotten pretty good at compromising with the Gospel,” the pope said in St. Peter’s Basilica on November 2

Rituals to memorialize the dead

Despite cultural differences, we share a common desire to memorialize the dead

Manila Cathedral opens chapel for souls ahead of ‘Undas’

The chapel, which will be open until November 9, features a marble relief of Mary, Refuge of Sinners and a replica of Michelangelo’s Pietá

Photos: Philippines’ candlemakers prepare for ‘Undas’

The demand for candles has picked up as authorities relaxed health restrictions and allowed more people to visit their departed

SPOTLIGHT: Filipinos let go of tradition, celebrate ‘loneliest’ All Souls’ Day...

Philippine govt is closing all cemeteries during this year’s observance of All Souls’ Day

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