Under the measure, pregnant women would have the right to choose either form of burial as well as select the location, but may choose not to exercise that right.
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty represents a coalition of doctors and hospitals – including Catholic doctors and groups –opposed to the mandate.
Cardinal Khoarai died April 17 following a diagnosis of throat cancer.
This month, an Italian judge issued an arrest warrant for Torzi based on an investigation by police in Rome into suspected fraudulent billing, money laundering, and other financial crimes in collaboration with three of his associates.
Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) found that persecution, hate crimes, and religiously motivated violence were worst in 26 countries, including India, Myanmar, Iran, Malaysia, and North Korea.
The Chinese government has been detaining and persecuting Uyghurs for years, the report stated, but the abuses and restrictions on religious and cultural practices have reached “unprecedented levels” in recent years for Uyghurs both inside and outside the network of camps.