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Photos: Scalia’s Life Celebrated in Funeral Mass

Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's casket is carried into the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday for his funeral Mass. (Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images)
Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's casket is carried into the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday for his funeral Mass. (Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images)

Legal figures and lawmakers, along with Catholic church leaders and Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s extended family filled the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday for what Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, called “a simple, family parish Mass.”  

Scalia, who served nearly 30 years on the court, died a week ago while on a hunting trip in Texas.  

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 20: The casket containing the body of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is carried into the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for his funeral mass, February 20, 2016. Members of his family are seen following. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Supreme Court police officers served as pallbearers and others line the stairs as Scalia’s casket is carried into the basilica and his family follows. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, center, returned to Washington from the campaign trail for the funeral. Republicans in South Carolina were voting in their presidential primary on Saturday. (Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images)
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney, center, watches as the procession approaches the altar. (Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20:  Justice Clarence Thomas makes a reading during the funeral Mass for Associate Justice Antonin Scalia at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception February 20, 2016 in Washington, DC.  Scalia, who died February 13 while on a hunting trip in Texas, layed in repose in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court on Friday and his funeral service will be at the basillica today.   (Photo by  Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)
Justice Clarence Thomas offers a reading from Romans 5:5-11: “Hope does not disappoint.” (Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20:  Paul Scalia, son of Justice Antonin Scalia, center,  leads the funeral Mass for Associate Justice Antonin Scalia at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception February 20, 2016 in Washington, DC.  Scalia, who died February 13 while on a hunting trip in Texas, layed in repose in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court on Friday and his funeral service will be at the basillica today.   (Photo by  Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)
Father Paul Scalia leads the funeral Mass for his father. Scalia and his wife Maureen had nine children. (Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images)
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Scalia’s fellow justices, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, leave the basilica at the end of the Mass. (Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images)
The casket of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is carried out of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception after his funeral mass on February 20, 2016 in Washington, DC. Scalia died on February 13 at the age of 79. / AFP / Nicholas Kamm        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Scalia’s casket is followed out of the basilica by his family. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)
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Scalia’s widow Maureen follows her husband’s casket out of the basilica. The Scalias had been married since 1960. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

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