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by SueAnn Howell, O.C.D.S. CNA Newsroom, Nov 1, 2023 / 11:15 am The Archdiocese of New Orleans has announced the “difficult and painful decision” to consolidate 11 parish communities, permanently close seven churches, and consolidate three territories in the coming months to ensure sustainability and vitality. Archbishop Gregory Aymond made …

By Peter Finney Jr. New Orleans, La., Mar 22, 2023 / 16:00 pm Bishop Fernand (Ferd) Joseph Cheri III, OFM, a New Orleans native who had served since 2015 as auxiliary bishop of New Orleans, died March 21 at Chateau de Notre Dame in New Orleans following a lengthy illness. Cheri, …

by CNA Staff Irondale, Ala., Dec 12, 2022 / 18:00 pm EWTN Global Catholic Network has presented the 2022 Mother Angelica Award to former NFL star and coach Danny Abramowicz in honor of his lifetime of service to the new evangelization. The award was presented to Abramowicz by EWTN Chairman and …

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 …