Now and then, Christian hospices are confronted with an elderly person's wish to die by stopping their intake of food and drinks. They deal with this differently.
After one's death, family members and friends usually take care of the body of their loved one. The funeral is the last honour they give him or her. Read here all articles on this topic.
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A German who loses a dearly loved pet can now choose to hold a memorial service for the animal. For the first time in the country, and perhaps in Europe.
LGBT people should have a "safe space" when they are dead. That is the opinion of various LGBT organisations in the Swiss city of Zürich. The initiative is met with criticism.
A Swedish crematorium organises a treasure hunt for children. This way, they can learn about death, the centre argues. But not everyone agrees.
A friend loses a lost one. And when you see him, you are dumbfounded. Few people have learned how to deal with grief.
Danes who attend a church service often do so in connection with a funeral. That is shown by a survey from Kristeligt Dagblad.
Should churches become neutral premises for funeral ceremonies? That is the question the Church of Norway considered recently. Bishops now decided that the answer is no.
The number of suicides in Spain is rising. In 2021, every day, 11 people took their own lives.
The Church of Sweden is opening its first funeral home in Bålsta.
Muslims believe that deceased people should be secure of an eternal burial place. Due to a lack of space, this is often impossible in the Netherlands. Now, the Muslim community has opened a large cemetery specially designed for this purpose.