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: