Prayer boosts forgiveness: study

The power of prayer has long been controversial, but a new study in a leading psychological journal finds some of the first scientific evidence that it truly works - at least on the person doing the praying.

While previous studies have looked largely at the people being prayed for, investigators flipped the research model to examine those who personally engage in the religious practice. They found that even a single prayer for a loved one led to increased self-reported willingness to be forgiving of that person.

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