There are many studies that show how religion and spirituality are good for you. Religious people live longer, have better marriages, are more productive, have less stress, cope better and so forth.
But is Catholicism top of the list? Are there benefits that Catholicism brings that other religions do not?
Yes, I know I’m biased. I’m not only a Catholic, but a Catholic priest.
But I think there are objective aspects of Catholicism that are pretty impressive.
My blog post today over at Standing on My Head outlines the benefits of religion generally, but also gives reasons why Catholicism in particular gives back an awful lot.
Go here to read the whole thing.