1. A pastor ought to know precisely who are to be excluded from Christian burial according to Church law, lest any such ever be admitted thereto contrary to the decrees of the sacred canons.
2. Persons who depart this life without baptism are not be be allowed Christian burial. Yet catechumens who die without baptism through no fault of their own are to be treated the same as the baptized.
3. The following are to be denied Christian burial, unless before death they manifested some sign of repentance:
a. Persons reckoned as notorious apostates from the Christian faith and person who are notorious for belonging to a heretical or schismatical sect, or to the Masonic sect, or to other societies of the same kind.
b. Persons excommunicated or interdicted after a declaratory or condemnatory sentence
c. Thos who committed suicide with full deliberation
d. those who died in a duel or from aa wound received in a duel
e. those who order their body to be cremated
f. Other public and over sinners
4. Those who are deprived of ecclesiastical burial must also be denied the funeral Mass and even the Mass of anniversary, as well as other public obsequies.