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by Mary Farrow Lafayette, La., Dec 23, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- Three Cajun Catholics from the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana are on their way to becoming canonized saints after a historic ceremony earlier this year. During the Jan. 11 ceremony, Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel of Lafayette officially opened

CNA Staff, Nov 3, 2020 / 08:47 pm MT (CNA).- Louisiana voters on Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment to prevent Louisiana’s courts from finding a “right to abortion,” or to public abortion funding, in the state’s constitution. Amendment 1 passed 64%-36%, with 96% of precincts reporting, according to the Associated

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Oct 14, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Like many Catholics in the Archdiocese of New Orleans these days, Theresa Truxillo said she was alarmed when she learned Fr. Travis Clark had filmed a pornographic video involving himself and two women atop an atlar in

CNA Staff, Oct 9, 2020 / 03:19 pm MT (CNA).- As Hurricane Delta approaches Louisiana, two southern Catholic Charities are preparing for the impact of another hurricane landfall this season. Tropical storm level winds hit Texas and southwestern Louisiana Friday morning and the hurricane is projected to make landfall this

CNA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- Dioceses in Florida and Alabama have shut down offices and schools as a large storm has flooded numerous houses and left over half a million people without power. Hurricane Sally made landfall Sept. 16 near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Sep 11, 2020 / 02:57 pm MT (CNA).- A man who went on an hours-long vandalism spree on Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Tioga, Louisiana has been arrested and has confessed to the crime, according to local authorities. During the act

By Peter Finney Jr./ Clarion Herald. New Orleans, La., Sep 2, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- This report was first published by the Clarion Herald, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. It is reprinted with permission. The archdiocese offers a list of ways to help with recovery

by Perry West Denver Newsroom, Aug 31, 2020 / 05:34 pm MT (CNA).- After Hurricane Laura struck states along the Gulf of Mexico last week, Catholic Charities and other groups have provided aid to victims, some of whom have been displaced or are still without utilities. With winds of 150

CNA Staff, Aug 31, 2020 / 10:30 am MT (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus have pledged to donate $150,000 to a Louisiana diocese badly hit by Hurricane Laura. On Friday, the Catholic fraternal organization announced they would send assistance to the Diocese of Lake Charles, Louisiana, which suffered extensive damage

CNA Staff, Aug 13, 2020 / 04:09 pm MT (CNA).- A United States senator has asked the nation’s attorney general to intensify efforts to fight the vandalism that has been carried out against Catholic places and statues throughout the country in recent months. “The trend of desecrating Catholic spaces and