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November 04, 2021
Vatican City, Nov 3, 2021 / 09:00 am Pope Francis has asked Catholics around the world to pray in November for people suffering from depression or burnout, that they might find the support they need. He made the appeal in his November prayer intention, shared with an accompanying video on Nov. 3.  “We pray that
March 29, 2021
The disciplines of Lent feel different to the depressed than the happy
May 09, 2018
In a pastoral letter, the bishops say the mental health crisis is an 'urgent call' for the Church
January 27, 2017
Last year, I was writing on mental illness and the Incarnation. It's nice to have a common-or-garden sickness instead
December 01, 2016
With few prayerful thoughts to call my own, I have relied on the piety of others
August 04, 2016
At its funnest, clinical depression is a boring, sapping illness
October 01, 2015
As a young doctor on a cancer ward, I consoled myself with drink and New Age nonsense. Then one evening I stepped into a chamber of horrors
February 19, 2015
The world of self-help is edging away from the notion that high levels of self-esteem are the key to mental health
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