How Faith Can Affect Therapy

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In a recent study, researchers found that patients with a belief in God seemed to get more out of therapy and other treatments for mental illness.  This may be because faith isn’t only about it’s object (i.e. there is a God), it’s also about the general orientation of your life. Faith is like hope. As the poet Christian Wiman puts it, faith is “a movement towards the world.”  Read the entire article in The New York Times here: How Faith Can Affect Therapy

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TCC Video: Gun control advocacy seen as moral endeavor by Catholic Bishops

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After the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina gun laws are again in the news. The U.S Catholic Bishops support national policies aimed at strengthening the regulation of firearms. Learn more, read a statement from the USCCB, and watch a video from Catholic News Service after the jump:

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Building Spiritual Capital

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David Brooks writes in The New York Times about the proven benefits of raising kids with spirituality. “In an era in which so many people slip off the rails during adolescence, we don’t have the luxury of ignoring a resource that, if cultivated, could see them through.” Read it here: Building Spiritual Capital

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