Attending funeral services of a different religion or culture can lead to questions of what to expect and what is expected of you. For example, how long is the service? What is appropriate attire? How long is the mourning period?
This topic includes an overview of each group's beliefs concerning death and the afterlife, including how they regard grief and unique aspects of their funeral ceremonies and customs. You can search for information by the following denomination or religious group affiliation:
• Other Religious Groups
• Ethnic Groups
• Inter-faith and Multi-cultural Funeral Rituals.
A detailed list of groups is included in the Resources column on the right....
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