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ASK FATHER: Funerals for those who commit suicide

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
A long time member at our parish committed suicide just the other week. He was heavily involved in the parish and loved by all. They had a funeral Mass said for him. Why are those souls who commit suicide now allowed … Continue reading

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Death in Belgistan

I point the readership’s attention at a blog which lead me to a piece in the Italian Il Foglio.
The situation in Belgium is described.   Belgium has nearly completely abandoned the Catholic Faith.
Giulio Meotti:
Belgium is Committing Suicide
As the capital of … Continue reading

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How Churches (actually “ecclesial communities”) commit suicide

My friend Fr. Martin Fox of the blog Bonfire of the Vanities has a great post.
‘Gay marriage’ is church suicide
Give into the Zeitgeist? Not a plan of success:
Membership
Episcopal Church: -18% (2002-2012) [that “-” means “minus”, as in “smaller by]”
United Church … Continue reading

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Pew by Pew: a lesson Christian identity suicide

How to commit identity suicide, pew by pew.
I saw in the Christian Post:
Removing Church Pews for Muslim Prayer Mats in the Name of Religious Tolerance
My alma mater, The University of Chicago, was recently in the news for an overtly politically … Continue reading

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Ed Peters on the suicide at Notre-Dame de Paris

Over at the blog of the gentlemanly though trouble-making canonist Ed Peters (aka The Canonical Defender) there is a post about the ramifications of the suicide at Notre-Dame in Paris.
 Suicide—whatever mental/emotional problems induce some to commit it and which might … Continue reading

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