May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an immense amount of stress globally over the last year, with increased anxiety and fear. Additionally, there has been an increase in child abuse and domestic abuse, further signs that proper social and emotional health are not being adequately addressed.
The COVID pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for people and communities around the world. The tensions, fears, uncertainties and anxieties of daily life have been magnified at a time when places of worships, gathering with family of friends or normal social interactions are difficult or discouraged.
The California Senate has created a new Select Committee focused on the social determinants of health – the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. Science is increasingly showing that children’s well-being, in particu
All too often, it is only when facing serious and life-threatening illness that people discuss their wishes. But, it’s at this time that a dizzying array of health care choices materialize, concerns over health predominate every waking moment and worry about family and other concerns can become overwhelming.
Next month marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most significant papal encyclical letters in recent history – Humanae Vitae – which was issued by Blessed Pope Paul VI on July 25, 1968.
Now is the time to contact your members of Congress and advocate for the protection of life and freedom of conscience.
WASHINGTON (from USCCB) - Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, and Archbishop Joseph E.
On March 28th, Bishop Kevin Vann of the Diocese of Orange and Evangelical Pastor Rick Warren joined forces to address a growing crisis in our country – the lack of adequate care and attention for those who suffer from mental illness.