Prelates call for greater investment in mental health, particularly during COVID-19, “so that no one is left behind”
Vulnerability to human trafficking and hunger is rising at an alarming rate among poor and vulnerable people, according to Catholic Sisters working in those communities around the world.
In wake of the wake of the tragic suicides of clerics, the French Church is tackling the thorny problem of clergy mental health.
“When will it end?”, the US National Council of Churches has cried after two more “horrific” shootings of Black men by police.
In a sermon Sunday, the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, warned against becoming an “inward-looking Church… zeamous about irrelevant or marginal things”, and instead urged Catholics “to constant conversion, to purify the Church to be a Church with faith and trust in Jesus”.
Doctrine, compassion, vengeance and money are combining to create the perfect storm for a row over euthanasia in Belgian hospitals.
The Belgian Brothers of Charity are staying defiant after the Vatican stripped 15 psychiatric hospitals of theirs of the ‘Catholic’ label over those clinics’ practice of euthanasia.