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by Perry West New Orleans, La., Mar 19, 2021 / 04:31 pm MT (CNA).- Catholic culture is everywhere in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is the city’s defining celebration. The city’s cathedral is one of its most well-known landmarks. And in the days leading to March 19, the people of New …

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 …

By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Sep 2, 2021 / 15:00 pm A New Orleans pastor whose parish school was severely damaged in Hurricane Ida is bracing himself for a “big expense,” but hopes classroom life will not be overly disrupted for students this year. St. Stephen Catholic School, located in …

CNA Newsroom · Ep. 91: Mardi Gras (and all that jazz) by Kate Olivera Denver Newsroom, Feb 14, 2021 / 02:00 am MT (CNA).- Mardi Gras in New Orleans has been canceled only a handful of times, including during World War I and II, and the Spanish flu pandemic in …

Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans in Rome, Jan. 26, 2012. Credit: Alan Holdren/CNA
by Kevin Jones Denver Newsroom, Oct 27, 2020 / 02:45 pm MT (CNA).- While allegations against two New Orleans-area priests have again raised questions about the Church’s response to clergy misconduct, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has confirmed that for the past two years it has been seeking to laicize …

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 …

Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans in Rome, Jan. 26, 2012. Credit: Alan Holdren/CNA
CNA Staff, Oct 9, 2020 / 05:54 pm MT (CNA).- The Archbishop of New Orleans said Friday that a priest’s filming of a pornographic videotape atop a church’s altar was demonic, and that the priest will never again serve in Catholic ministry. Fr. Travis Clark’s “obscene behavior was deplorable,” Aymond …

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 …

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 …

Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans in Rome, Jan. 26, 2012. Credit: Alan Holdren/CNA
Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2020 / 11:33 am (CNA).- The Archbishop of New Orleans has tested positive for coronavirus. He is the first U.S. bishop known to have tested positive for the virus, which is now a global pandemic. “Recently, I had very mild symptoms, which included fever only. Out …