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CNA Staff, Jul 17, 2020 / 12:18 pm MT (CNA).- Louisiana’s governor will be skipping lunch next week, and is encouraging Louisianans of all faiths to do the same. The governor has called for three days of prayer and fasting for people affected by coronavirus. New Orleans’ archbishop says he

by Matt Hadro Aboard the papal plane, Jun 29, 2020 / 09:07 am MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court delivered two decisions Monday on cases concerning life issues. Among a total of three decisions issued by the court June 29, justices overturned a Louisiana state law seeking to hold abortion clinics

Charlene Richard, Auguste “Nonco” Pelafigue, and Lt. Father Verbis Lafleur. Courtesy photo.
By Mary Farrow Lafayette, La., Jan 14, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Three Cajun Catholics from the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana are on their way to becoming canonized saints after an historic ceremony on Saturday, January 11. During the ceremony, Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel of Lafayette officially opened the causes

Lafayette, La., Nov 4, 2019 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- Catholic parishes throughout the Diocese of Lafayette in Louisiana raised more than $50,000 for three black Baptist churches that were the targets of arson attacks that have been characterized as hate crimes. Bishop Douglas Deshotel of Lafayette presented the funds to