Catholic teaching on life, death, organ transplantation and other important related issues


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A series of related articles at RenewAmerica.com  by Dr. Paul A Byrne, M.D.

Submitted by Mark H.

Book review: Finis Vitae – – Is “Brain Death” True Death?

By Randy Engel

“Why Does A Corpse Need Anesthesia? —
A Hundred and One Questions and Answers on the Fiction of ‘Brain Death”

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Editor’s note: The information in this article might save your life … or the life of someone you love.

Husband: “I’m a Catholic – I believe in miracles.” Then, brain dead wife recovers.

Gloria Cruz, 56, underwent brain surgery after a tumor was discovered when she suffered a stroke on March 7 and was rushed to the Royal Darwin Hospital in Darwin, Northern Territory.

Doctors told her husband Tani Cruz, 51, the case was “hopeless” and she would probably die within 48 hours following the surgery.

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Extraordinary and chilling story: How being an organ donor can cost you your life.

Pronounced “brain dead” in ER and a “donor,” obviously alive, he is pronounced dead three more times!!

First death-a convenience death-invented to schedule and regulate the actual time of real death. We were told five hours after his having been admitted into ER that he was “dead.” The hospital records confirm this time, stating “brain death” had occurred after the apnea test was performed. Obviously my son’s organs had already been sold to the highest bidder-he received the death sentence and despite his fight for life, he had been condemned to death. Despite the fact that he could not respond due to being sedated, “brain death” was pronounced.

Second death: the “paper death”-the death certificate. This indicates that he died one and one half hours prior to the apnea test and having been labeled “brain dead!”

Third death-the true “physical death”-having completed their ritualistic rite, our son had been dissected alive and in doing so, killed. The medical records indicate that our son had been given anesthesia nineteen hours after he was suppose to be DEAD! Two drugs were administered-one to relieve pain and a paralyzing drug to inhibit movement-prior to this fatal dissection-half way through his torture, all pain medications was withdrawn. The length of time for his beating heart and other vital organs to be cut out was three and one half hours.

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