Suicide

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Basic facts
Some church's refuse to bury victims of suicide in church grounds. Men are more likely to commit suicide than women.
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Roman Catholic View
Against- Sanstity of life. Only God can take life away. Should not kill another being, including themselves. The Bible depicts people that commit suicide as evil. Eg/ Judas
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Church of England View
Wrong- sanctity of life. Accept that people who attempt suicide need care and love rather than rejection- Agape. Believe that Jesus died to save us from sin and so God will forgive those that are sorry- it is not up to us to judge.
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How would Christians react
Might turn to Bible for advice. May offer counselling/ advice. Might join the Samaritans or organisation set up to try and prevent suicide
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Bible Quotes
"Do not kill." "God made man in his own image." "You created me in my mother's womb." "Treat others how you would want to be treated yourself."
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Roman Catholic View

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Against- Sanstity of life. Only God can take life away. Should not kill another being, including themselves. The Bible depicts people that commit suicide as evil. Eg/ Judas

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Church of England View

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How would Christians react

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Bible Quotes

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