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What unique challenges are seminarians are facing? How is counseling helping?
Arts & CultureBooks
Laura Goode
Mona Simpson's latest novel unfurls into a stirring cartography of the impacts of a mother’s deteriorating mental health on her three children.
on a colorful background, stick figure people hold hands, and one holds an umbrella above a person who has a dark cloud over them, signifying mental health aid
Politics & SocietyYour Take
Our readers
Readers responded to Bishop Dolan's article about the mental health ministry he began in his diocese. Many people suffer and are in need of accompaniment, and the ministry is there to provide that aid.
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
“The pope is fine. He’s better than before,” said Dr. Sergio Alfieri, the chief surgeon who operated on the pope June 7 to repair a hernia; he also operated on the pope in 2021.
Dr. Sergio Alfieri, left. the chief surgeon who operated on Pope Francis, and Matteo Bruni, director of the Vatican press office, right, speak at a news conference at Rome's Gemelli hospital.
Inside the Vatican
This week on “Inside the Vatican,” veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell tells host Colleen Dulle what he has heard from sources who have spoken to the pope in recent days.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis’ recovery from an operation for an incisional hernia on June 7 has “progressed in a regular way,” and he will be discharged from hospital and return to the Vatican on Friday morning, June 16.