Is the physical act of death sinful?


I was recently attending Mass when I heard in the prayers of the faithful something about those who had to experience the sinful act of death. I was confused at this. Is dying sinful?


No. Death exists because of sin. But it’s not sinful to die unless one kills oneself.




I wonder if you misheard, or if the petitioner misspoke?

Our Lord Jesus Christ is without sin, yet he died in order to rise again.



I guess I must have


perhaps the lector was attempting a PC way to refer to people who have committed suicide? :shrug:


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