If you missed Justice Antonin Scalia’s funeral, you can still watch an encore of the funeral online. If an embeddable video of the funeral becomes available, we will add it to this story. Scalia’s funeral was held at 11 a.m. Eastern at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The Basilica is the same one where the Pope had his Mass in September. The funeral mass was only open to friends and family. A private burial was held after the ceremony.
If you missed the funeral, you can watch the entire funeral mass at this link, on C-SPAN’s website.
The following are highlights from the funeral and some of the most touching moments. First, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas read a Bible passage at the funeral mass:
Father Paul Scalia led Justice Scalia’s funeral, including delivering a beautiful, touching homily in tribute of his father. Many admired Paul Scalia’s composure and strength during what must be such a difficult time.
This was the procession before the funeral:
And here, Scalia’s casket is carried into the Basilica:
After the funeral, the pallbearers solemnly carried his casket outside the Basilica: