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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

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

This Christmas break marked the tenth year that a group of Mount St. Joseph University students went to New Orleans with the goal of serving others by helping families displaced by Hurricane Katrina. The Mount’s group of students, led by campus ministry coordinator Charissa Qiu, included 11 students on a

We Shall not be moved poster
Press Release We Shall Not Be Moved: The Catholic Sisters of New Orleans has won a 2013 Gabriel Award for Best Religious Television, National Release, announced the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals on May 3.