Mental Illness

Thumbnail sad woman credit trig shutterstock cna Abortion linked to mental health problems down the road, study finds

Washington D.C., Sep 3, 2016 / 04:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Abortion during the late teen and early adult years raises a woman’s risk of mental...

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Thumbnail acting out anger ‘Acting out my anger’

Bobby Garcia says he’s been through the “whole gamut” in California’s penal system — from juvenile hall to maximum security prisons like Corcoran...

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Thumbnail elderly woman with cane old woman credit oneinchpunch shutterstock cna An Oregon bill could allow mentally ill patients to be starved

Portland, Ore., Feb 13, 2017 / 02:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An Oregon bill on advanced medical directive rules could allow patients who suffer from...

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Thumbnail doctor credit wwwbillionphotoscom via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 21 16 Archbishop Gomez: Christian doctors face increasing threats

Los Angeles, Calif., Nov 2, 2016 / 01:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Faithful Catholics need to be aware of the ever-increasing serious threats to...

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Thumbnail praying credit champion studio via wwwshutterstockcom cnajpg A tele-prayer service for Catholics with mental illnesses

To recognize Mental Illness Awareness Week, the National Catholic Partnership on Disability held a teleconference prayer service offering those...

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Thumbnail skid row la Corrected homeless count not ‘good news’

On May 4, the city-county agency that is charged with counting the homeless here in the Southland released its January 2016 count with much fanfare...

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Thumbnail injection vaccine needle biohazard credit cdc debora cartagena cna 11 13 14 Court commended for staying execution of mentally ill man

The Catholic bishops in Texas thanked a federal appeals court for issuing a stay of execution for mentally ill inmate Scott Louis Panetti mere...

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Thumbnail caduceus credit hurst photo shutterstock cna Doctor cleared after having family 'hold down' patient during euthanasia

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Feb 2, 2017 / 08:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Dutch doctor who drugged an elderly woman and had her restrained as she fought...

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Thumbnail old man credit unsplash cna Dutch want right-to-die for people who feel 'their life is complete'

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct 15, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Dutch government is set to legalize euthanasia for people who don’t want to...

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Thumbnail sad man credit oleg golovnev shutterstock cna Euthanasia of alcoholic father sends 'dangerous' message

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dec 2, 2016 / 03:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A doctor in the Netherlands performed euthanasia on a 41 year-old father of two...

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Thumbnail by srisakorn wonglakorn via shutterstock How one cardinal believes euthanasia can be shown as 'toxic'

Toronto, Canada, May 18, 2017 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Legalized euthanasia must still be fought – and that fight requires a broad argument...

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Thumbnail ammunition for a semi automatic rifle credit guy j sagi shutterstock cna How should a Catholic respond to mass shootings?

When Monsignor Robert Weiss gathered with parents in Connecticut, after 11 children were killed in a nearby shooting, the room went silent and one...

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Thumbnail prison gates credit rirf stock shutterstock cna Is Virginia about to execute a man with a serious mental illness?

Richmond, Va., Jun 30, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- William Morva is scheduled to be executed in Virginia on July 6. He has been convicted of...

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Thumbnail st peters square credit camille king cc by sa 20 Man rams car through police barrier into St. Peter's Square

Vatican City, Sep 17, 2016 / 08:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A mentally ill man rammed his car through a police checkpoint at St. Peter’s Square on...

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Thumbnail alone in prayer credit des d mona via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 6 29 15 Mental health has a spiritual element, Holy See reminds UN

Geneva, Switzerland, Jun 16, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See's representative to the United Nations appealed Wednesday to the Human...

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Thumbnail catholic charities john sexton Mental illness on the streets

While estimates vary, Catholic Charities’ John Sexton believes that at least a third of chronically homeless individuals suffer from mental...

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Thumbnail army chaplain conducts memorial service in helmand afghanistan credit defence images via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 11 18 15 Military chaplains help traumatized soldiers, but who helps them?

As military veterans and victims of violence are treated for psychological trauma, the emotional wounds of missionaries and military chaplains...

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Thumbnail hosptial institution credit hxdbzxy shutterstock cna Mysterious deaths of mentally ill draw concern from South Africa bishops

Johannesburg, South Africa, Sep 22, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The unexplained deaths of three dozen mentally ill patients in a South...

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