Something revolutionary has begun. Starting with Gestalt and Cognitive theories, psychology began to take a new course and develop more effective ways of helping people think straight and deal with the challenges of life. However, something even more revolutionary has begun. Dr. Martin Seligman, a cognitive psychologist, has developed a psychology of wellness based on the virtues. His premise is that good mental health is founded on virtuous thinking and living.
Fr. Benedict shows how we can tend with love to the wounds of the Church and of the victims of the failure of the Church. He applies the wounds to the contemporary Church and to the suffering of the people of God and our culture as a whole. He points out that the abuse scandals in the Church have caused horrible harm to the victims, their families and the believing community.