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Most Trinitarians use this to summarize the Trinity: The Father is God The Son is God The Holy Spirit is God The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit are all distinct (not one of them is identical to the other). Therefore, when Jesus died on the cross, God the Father did not also die on the cross.
The church teaches that the three divine persons of the Trinity are one, truly united, and inseparable (CCC 252' 255' and 689, among other references). So it is not possible for Christ to be excluded from relationship with the Father. Additionally, God the Father is pure spirit and so his relationship with the eternal son would not be affected by Jesus' ...
due to the hypostatic union the intimacy between the father and the son temporarily ceased when Jesus bore humanity's sin that was the separation our Lord experienced
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