Q. Was Jesus’ resurrection essentially the same as the raising of Lazarus from the dead?
A. Not at all. As the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) notes:
“Christ’s resurrection was not a return to earthly life, as was the case with the raisings from the dead that He had performed before Easter: Jairus’ daughter, the young man of Naim, Lazarus. These actions were miraculous events, but the persons miraculously raised were returned by Jes