Funeral religious customs are adapting to COVID-19

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COVID-19 has disrupted everyday life, changing how people socialize, shop, work -- and worship. Health laws and pandemic restrictions can make it challenging to honor a particular religion’s death practices.

Some religions allow followers to tend to the body through cleansing or putting on clothes. Some religions might encourage the laying on of hands. But such intimate activities could put mourners in jeopardy, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Original Article Source Credits:   USA Today , https://www.usatoday.com/

Article Written By:  Connie Cone Sexton  |  Featherstitch

Original Article Posted on:  NA

Link to Original Article:  https://www.usatoday.com/story/community-hub/funeral-planning/2020/08/28/funeral-religious-customs-adapting-covid-19/3395059001/

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