Likewise, many of us desire to know God to the extent that we seek out every available resource.
In fact, you know your own Catholic parish to be the holiest, perhaps the most sinless parish in the world, and we will both appeal to the same reasons for making this remarkable statement:
Or, maybe, just maybe, people who go around waving real or fake guns at people, have a real problem with the rights of others.
Rather, death is only upon us when we are separated from the Church.
An Underestimated Problem In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus taught, "If your right eye makes you stumble, tear it out, and throw it from you
It is of the nature of wounds that they are either the one or the other, although the non-mortal wound may be sufficiently grievous to cause lasting deformity or mutilation even if it does not culminate in death.
A couple can indeed be divorced and remarried outside the church.
And secondly, allowing these couples to receive the Eucharist would be a source of scandal and confusion to the rest of the faithful concerning the sacramental real sex scandel and indissolubility of marriage.