Priest apologises for funeral homily that focused on suicide

A Michigan priest criticised for emphasising suicide in his homily during a recent funeral for an 18-year-old who took his own life has since apologised. “As with any funeral, it was my intent to serve this family in their time of grief, but I fell well short of providing them the comfort they so desperately needed. Instead, I added to their pain. I deeply regret that, and I am sorry,” said Fr Don LaCuesta, pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Temperance, Michigan. He expressed his remorse in…

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