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 Ask A Mortician

Ask A Mortician

Mortician in Los Angeles. You got death questions, we got death answers. Mortality + Culture.


That one time Pope Stephen VII put the corpse of Pope Formosus on trial. The Middle Ages were magic. Pre-Order my book From Here to Eternity (hardcover, ebook, or audiobook): Pre-Order in the UK: Thank you Patron deathlings! Co-Op Funeral Home in Seattle: WHERE ELSE YOU CAN FIND ME Website: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: CREDITS Mortician: Caitlin Doughty Writing & Research: Louise Hung (@LouiseHung1) Editor & Graphics: Landis Blair (@landisblair) READ MORE “Popes Convict Dead Pope Twice! The Unbelievable Cadaver Synod” “The Cadaver Synod: When a Pope’s Corpse Was Put on Trial” “Cadaver Synod: The Exhumed Corpse of Pope Formosus That Was Put on Trial” “The Cadaver Synod: Low Point in the History of the Papacy”