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Comforting Rachel: How Christians Should Respond to Prenatal Death

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Miscarriage Agnes Howard writes for Commonweal about the need for greater pastoral support around miscarriage and stillbirth, and the heartbreaking experience of losing a child in the fifth month of pregnancy. She writes, “Nurses wrapped up the body of our son and we held him for a moment. My husband and I cried together. We were visited by our priest.” Read the whole essay here: Comforting Rachel: How Christians Should Respond to Prenatal Death

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A Complicated Grief

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Mary holds Jesus

America magazine’s Kerry Weber on suffering and the death of her niece, just hours after being born, “God looks at us and says, ‘You are so beautiful, I love you so much. You are so beautiful. I love you. I love you. You are beautiful.'” Read it all here: A Complicated Grief

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