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Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the film Me Before You. See below.

‘Me Before You’: A Cinderella Story for the Suicide Age

From: National Catholic Register
Date: June 10, 2016
Author: Joan Frawley Desmond

... “Our culture tends to operate on an emotional and sentimental level, instead of acknowledging that some things are objectively good for people and other things objectively wrong,” observed Melissa Moschella, assistant professor of philosophy at The Catholic University of America. “Behind all of this is the loss of the sense that we are here on this earth for a purpose. By accepting nobly and courageously the situations you are faced with, including suffering, you are fulfilling that purpose.”

“You can still love others and allow others to love you. But if you cut off your life prematurely, you also reject God’s plan for you, and who knows what you could have done that you didn’t?” Moschella told the Register. ...

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