California Catholic Conference Releases Pastoral Statement on Mental Health

This week, the California Catholic Conference released a pastoral statement on mental health.

As pastors and bishops, we understand that mental health is a critical component of wellbeing. Therefore, ministering to those who suffer from mental illness is an essential part of the pastoral care of the Church.  This letter represents a statement by Catholic pastors, in consultation with those who suffer from mental illness, their families and loved ones, health care practitioners, and other caregivers.

Read the full-length letter from the Bishops of California here.