Study: Church attendance linked with reduced suicide risk, especially for Catholics

One group of women — practicing Catholics — appears to have bucked the national trend toward despair and self-harm

Against a grim backdrop of rising suicide rates among American women, new research has revealed a blinding shaft of light: One group of women — practicing Catholics — appears to have bucked the national trend toward despair and self-harm. Compared with women who never participated in religious services, women who attended any religious service once a week or more were five … [Read more...]

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