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Federal legislation intends to help stem suicide among military veterans

WASHINGTON — Legislation in Congress intends to direct more money to local initiatives to stop what the bill’s backers call an “epidemic” of suicide...

Communities offer resources to help those in crisis during COVID-19

When our current social isolation started and the public celebration of Mass was canceled, staff at Anna Ferguson's parish in Papillion, Nebraska, got busy...

Judge OKs court challenge to California's assisted suicide law

Catholic News Service   SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) -- A Superior Court judge ruled June 16 that a civil rights lawsuit challenging California's assisted suicide law will...

‘Dangerous’ Maryland physician-assisted suicide bill withdrawn from committee

Catholic News Service ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A measure that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in the state of Maryland has been...

Woman’s suicide called tragedy, symbol of ‘culture of death’

PORTLAND, Ore. — Brittany Maynard, a young California woman who was suffering from terminal brain cancer and gained national attention for her plan to...

Praying for those who take their own life — Priest who...

Catholic News Service After 35 years of providing counseling and a Catholic outreach to families with a loved one who died by suicide, Father Charles...

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