Kresta in the Afternoon – October 14, 2019 – Hour 2

+  More Thoughts on Brain Death (full hour)

  • Description: We have been looking at the issue of brain death and the Catholic response to the ethical issues involved as we cover the case of Bobby Reyes. What is the definition of brain death? Can people come back from it? Answering these questions also means understanding the medical and spiritual meaning of death. Dr Steve Doran, a practicing neurosurgeon, joins us.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr Steve Doran
      Dr Steve Doran is a practicing neurosurgeon from Omaha, Nebraska. He is certified in bioethics by the National Catholic Bioethics Center and is completing a Masters in Theology and Bioethics. He is in diaconate formation in the Archdiocese of Omaha. His wife, Sharon, serves on the Board of Directors for Renewal Ministries.
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    • The Art of Dying Well

      We are created for Heaven, and this life is intended for us to work to earn eternal happiness. Any good thing is earned. Saint Robert Bellarmine sets out the basis for dying well, that is for living a life that will bring us to the day of death,the door of eternity, prepared to go through and arrive at our true home in Heaven. (learn more)

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