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From the monthly archives: August, 2000

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In praise of survival of the weakest

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

August 28, 2000

Time magazine has a column called Numbers. Its purpose is to startle you by throwing out curious statistics that you could never have imagined. Reading these, I often find myself precisely surprised, not always happily so.

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Christian misconceptions about suicide

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

August 21, 2000

It's always painful when someone close to us dies, but the pain is compounded considerably when the cause of death is suicide. Suicide doesn't just leave us with a sense of loss, it also leaves us with a residue of anger, second-guessing and fearful anxiety. Partly this is because we still have some unhealthy notions about it.

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