Choosing Suicide Over Suffering

Choosing Suicide Over Suffering

Listen as Fr. Chris talks with Dr. Ary Christofides, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the founder of Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), as they deconstruct the nature of suffering concerning terminally ill patients.  What can we do when fear and anxiety fill us as we face terminal illness? But first we...

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Death is the Last Enemy of Humankind

Death is the Last Enemy of Humankind

Death is the last enemy of humankind. Everyone who is born into this world is guaranteed one death. Death is inevitable. And in the Orthodox Christian tradition, the fear of death is considered to be one of, if not the most, significant causes of sin and destruction in the world....

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The Lords of Life and Death

The Lords of Life and Death

On Saturday, November 1, a young girl committed suicide. Brittany Maynard had been diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer, and she was told that chances of beating the cancer were pretty much nil. She suffered from seizures as her disease grew worse, and did not want to suffer...

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