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News Anxiety

August 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Anxiety, Dan Burke, DI Radio, Melissa Elson, Show Notes

News Anxiety   Description: Today, Dan Burke and Melissa Elson answer your questions about how to handle the news when it disturbs your peace. Topics/Questions covered in the show: How can we listen to the news when it affects our peace of mind? Why does the news excite so much anxiety? Can we trust the media? What is the best news source? What is our role in counteracting the chaos and turmoil... Read More

Pope Francis and Experiential Anxiety

November 6, 2013 by  
Filed under Paul McCusker

Author Paul McCusker

Life, As I Find It My friend Anne called in a state of great agitation about her husband Jack. They had been arguing, she explained, and now she hoped I might talk to her husband before he succumbed to despair. I was alarmed. I wasn’t sure how I could be of help – I’m not a counselor, nor particularly smart – but said I’d try. What was the argument about? Pope Francis had given yet... Read More

Bad thoughts sinful? How to handle & avoid unforgivable sin?

Dear Father John, Thank you for your excellent series on scrupulosity. I have a question that relates to it, namely the occurrence of “bad thoughts” — thoughts that are negative, vile, or even blasphemous against any of the Three Persons of the Holy Trinity or Our Lady herself. I understand that these may occur in cases of psychological imbalance, or gross immaturity, for which I... Read More

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