LET'S CALL IT WHAT THE VATICAN CALLS IT--IT IS WAY BEYOND TIME TO DO SO!
It isn't a celebration of life! It isn't the Mass of Christian Burial. It isn't the Mass of the Resurrection! It is the Requiem Mass or the Mass of the Dead. Call it what the Vatican's Vatican News calls it in the headline below:
Cardinal Tauran commended to God in Requiem Mass at St Peter's