4. Death: Why must human beings suffer and die?
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Because mankind at its origin (Original Sin) decided to live by their own rules rather than follow the dictates of Natural Law or God's Eternal Law. This is why in spite of all our medical efforts to live forever in our present condition is impossible. We all must eventually succumb to the separation of body and soul.
But God in his great mercy sends his Son to console us in death giving us hope, that is, trusting that he will keep his promise to give us everlasting life.