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A triptych of Pentecost with Mary at the center in the Temple by Mattie Karr at Holy Name Parish in Kansas City, Kansas.

Art as a leap of faith: Kansas artist quits job to paint murals to revitalize parish

Feb 22, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Mattie Karr took a leap of faith into full-time sacred art beginning with two 15-foot-tall triptychs of the descent of... Read more

Kryzysztof Gawrysiak and his wife, Aneta, (at center) spent more than two hours with Pope Francis at his Vatican residence on May 4, 2023, to discuss their new online initiative,, which they started after learning more about the rates of depression — and suicide attempts — among adolescents around the world.

Pope Francis welcomes program to spiritually adopt a struggling teen

May 10, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The online initiative was started after a Polish couple learned about the rates of depression — and suicide attempts —... Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Nov. 3, 2021.

Pope Francis asks Catholics to pray in November for people suffering depression

Nov 3, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The condition affects an estimated 280 million people worldwide. Read more

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CDC report finds one in four young adults contemplate suicide

Aug 14, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Over a quarter of young adults aged 18-24 have seriously contemplated suicide over the last month, a new Centers for... Read more

Participants in the 2019 pilgrimage in Maine.

Maine teens hike 70 miles in pilgrimage of prayer to end addiction and depression

Sep 1, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

For the second year in a row, 11 Maine teens embarked on a 70-mile pilgrimage to pray for their communities... Read more

Is your birth control making you depressed?

Sep 29, 2016

For the millions of women using hormonal birth control, side effects are nothing new. Headaches, mood swings and weight gain... Read more