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mccallansteve
Francis has a soft spot in his heart for the commies
Ultraviolet
They spoke about Covid? Obviously a concern for them. :P Just LOOK at all the Covid masks everyone's wearing. :P
Wilma Lopez
According to the teachings of the Catholic Church, death by suicide is a grave matter. The Church holds that one's life is the property of God, and to destroy that life is to wrongly assert dominion over God's creation, or to attack God remotely.
John A Cassani
I agree. I think it was a mistake to assume that, in virtually every case, the one who commits suicide is impeded in their exercise of free will, and thus still entitled to public funeral rites. This does not mean that pastors can withhold compassion from their families, or that the deceased is, necessarily, condemned. And, funerals for those who commit suicide have a tendency to be even more …More
I agree. I think it was a mistake to assume that, in virtually every case, the one who commits suicide is impeded in their exercise of free will, and thus still entitled to public funeral rites. This does not mean that pastors can withhold compassion from their families, or that the deceased is, necessarily, condemned. And, funerals for those who commit suicide have a tendency to be even more scandalous than the average “canonization” style funeral. It’s a bad business.