Sign up for the Left Field newsletter

You have been successfully added to our newsletter.

Let our news meet your inbox

Left Field

Why is the Catholic Church hiring psychologists?

copied!

Catholic Church guidelines call for potential priests to be given psychological assessments before entering religious life. But what are churches really looking for?Apr.10.2018

Originals

  • 'Path to Radicalization': Parents recruited by white nationalists

    30:44
  • Abuse survivor running 3,000 miles to heal, help

    04:07
  • How to defend your castle... against climate change

    04:50
  • Why is the Catholic Church hiring psychologists?

    04:12
  • Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect in 'sacred land' standoff

    11:35
  • Do marches and protests make a difference?

    03:37
MORE FROM leftfield

Have feedback?

How likely are you to recommend nbcnews.com to a friend or colleague?

0 = Very unlikely
10 = Very likely
Please select answer

Is your feedback about:

Please select answer

Leave your email if you’d like us to respond. (Optional)

Please enter a valid email address

Thank you!

Your feedback has been sent out. Please enjoy more of our content.

We appreciate your help making nbcnews.com a better place.