WASHINGTON – The Latest on the funeral Mass for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (all times local):
Justice Clarence Thomas plans a reading from the New Testament at the funeral Mass for his late colleague Antonin Scalia.
The Rev. Paul Scalia — one of Antonin Scalia's nine children — is set to lead the Mass on Saturday at the nation's largest Roman Catholic church, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.
Paul Scalia — a Catholic priest serving the diocese of Arlington, Virginia — also plans to deliver the homily. No eulogy is expected.
Set to give opening remarks is Washington Archbishop Donald Cardinal Wuerl.
Thousands of people are expected to attend Saturday's funeral Mass in Washington for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
The Mass is being held at the nation's largest Roman Catholic church — the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It can hold at least 3,500 people.
Among those expected to attend is Vice President Joe Biden.
President Barack Obama paid tribute to Scalia at the Supreme Court on Friday. Scalia's flag-draped casket rested on a funeral bier first used after President Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
One of Scalia's nine children, the Rev. Paul Scalia, is set to lead the Mass.
Burial plans have not been announced for Antonin Scalia, who died last weekend at a remote Texas ranch.