Father Benjamin Sellier of the Archdiocese of Cambrai in France died by suicide in the early hours of July 11 after learning that he was being investigated for the alleged sexual abuse of a young woman.
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‘When it comes to suicide,’ says Msgr. Charles Pope, ‘we must be very careful to remember that there is a person and a story, and this is very precious to God.’
After Losing Sister to Suicide, Phoenix Bishop Renews ‘Urgent Plea’ to Launch Mental Health Ministry
The diocese also shared that Mary is the third of Dolan’s eight siblings to die by suicide, ‘underlining his urgent plea to get mental health ministry underway in the Diocese of Phoenix.’
Any suicide is an unspeakable tragedy, yet how we respond is crucial for serving those most in need of God’s mercy, including those who continue life here on earth.
Why on Earth? A Psychiatrist, Philosopher, Comedian and Theologian Discuss Darkness, Suicide and Hope
All of human experience — including its most tragic elements — needs to be brought into the light so we can better understand that we are created in love, fallen in sin, and redeemed by an all-loving God.
Fifty-four percent of essential workers surveyed said they had experienced at least one adverse mental or behavioral health symptom related to COVID-19.
Marc Lamparello had tried to enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral in April 2019 with four gallons of gasoline, two cans of lighter fluid, and two lighters, but was stopped by security and then arrested.
Catholic therapists say the coronavirus crisis further exasperates despondency and hopelessness.
Drawing on Church teaching, new book offers hope for suicide victims and those left behind.