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by Maisy Sullivan Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 28, 2022 / 18:00 pm Judges in Louisiana, Utah, and Texas have temporarily blocked the enforcement of those states’ laws banning abortion, after the Supreme Court returned the regulation of abortion to the states. On June 24, the court voted 6-3 in Dobbs …

by Leonardo Colon Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Feb 26, 2022 / 10:00 am Last Holy Thursday, a New Orleans-area priest decided to go live on Facebook for his local parish community and make Resurrection Rolls. Little did he know, that would be the start of a cooking series tailor-made for the …

Just before Christmas, I gratefully received the book Shreveport Martyrs of 1873: The Surest Path to Heaven, which recalls the Yellow Fever epidemic that devastated Shreveport, LA, wiping out one-fourth of its population. As the Daily Shreveport Times stated: “Whole families were swept away, and commercial firms, partners and clerks, …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Feb 8, 2022 / 04:57 am Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed Bishop Shelton Fabre to lead the Archdiocese of Louisville in Kentucky. Fabre, who has been bishop of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux in Louisiana since 2013, succeeds Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, who submitted his resignation to …

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 3, 2021 / 16:15 pm Nearly a week after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, the Diocese of Houma-Thibodeaux is still without electricity. Many parts of the diocese do not have running water, and hospitals that were not damaged in the storm are …

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Sep 1, 2021 / 16:15 pm At least one Catholic church in New Orleans has opened its doors to serve as an emergency shelter amid widespread power outages and flooding caused by Hurricane Ida. St. Francis Xavier Church in Metairie, adjoining New Orleans to the …

by Carl Bunderson Baton Rouge, La., Sep 1, 2021 / 19:00 pm The Bishop of Baton Rouge has recalled Fr. Danny Roussel, who died by suicide on Monday, as a devoted and beloved priest, and encouraged prayers for the priest and for his family. “Fr. Danny was a deeply devoted …

God, bless each and every person affected by this storm and surround them with Your love, protection, and angels. Let them know there are millions of us out here praying for them and their loved ones. We give You all the praise and glory forever, Lord, and know that even …

by Joe Bukuras Baton Rouge, La., Aug 9, 2021 / 12:17 pm Calls for prayer and fasting have once again sounded from the Louisiana Governor’s office as Covid-19 continues to endanger lives in the state. “I believe very strongly in the power of prayer, and there are thousands of people …

By Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 17, 2021 / 15:01 pm Donna Edwards, the first lady of Louisiana, has joined the advisory board of Democrats for Life, the pro-life group announced this week. Edwards, the wife of Gov. John Bel Edwards, (D-La.) is a former teacher and mother of three. …