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by Carl Bunderson Baton Rouge, La., Sep 1, 2021 / 19:00 pm The Bishop of Baton Rouge has recalled Fr. Danny Roussel, who died by suicide on Monday, as a devoted and beloved priest, and encouraged prayers for the priest and for his family. “Fr. Danny was a deeply devoted

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Apr 29, 2021 / 07:00 am America/Denver (CNA). With concerns that suicide rates are rising in communities of color during the pandemic, Catholic mental health workers say the Church can play a key role in response. Claire Shynett, coordinator of the Houston chapter of the

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 14, 2020 / 02:05 pm MT (CNA).- Over a quarter of young adults aged 18-24 have seriously contemplated suicide over the last month, a new Centers for Disease Control survey has found. The report, titled “Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation During

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by Perry West Denver Newsroom, Apr 30, 2020 / 06:32 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of New York has offered prayer for the repose of the soul of Marc Lamparello, who committed suicide earlier this month. Lamparello had tried to enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral in April 2019 with four gallons

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by Perry West Denver, Colo., Apr 18, 2020 / 06:01 am (CNA).- As health experts predict an increase in suicidal tendencies amid the coronavirus, Catholic professionals have outlined how to seek help and to be aware of those inclined to self-harm. Dr. Melinda Moore, a licensed psychologist and assistant professor

Kansas City, Mo., Jan 28, 2020 / 09:31 pm (CNA).- Catholics in Missouri and across the country remembered Fr. Evan Harkins Tuesday as a good priest, and urged prayer for the repose of his soul. The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph announced the priest’s death on Jan. 28. Harkins “had

Staff Report A press release from La Salle High School reported that the student who attempted suicide during first bell Monday morning was still alive and was in critical condition as of 3 p.m. Monday. The student shot himself at 9:07 a.m. during an honors level leadership class. The school

La Salle High School shooting
Update (3 p.m.): La Salle issues press release on student’s class level, condition and more.   By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph A La Salle High School student pulled out a gun early Monday morning and shot himself. The injured student was alive as of 11 a.m. Monday and doctors