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Supreme Court agrees to take up Louisiana abortion case this term

Supreme Court agrees to take up Louisiana abortion case this term

| Carol Zimmermann | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court announced Oct. 4, just three days before it begins its new term, that it will add an abortion case to its docket.

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Court urged to hear Louisiana, Indiana abortion cases and overturn Roe

Court urged to hear Louisiana, Indiana abortion cases and overturn Roe

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

A group of national pro-life leaders gather outside the Supreme Court Oct. 2 to release a petition bearing 250,000 signatures that calls on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions.

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Louisiana chef says Fatima trip led to healing of debilitating foot injury

Louisiana chef says Fatima trip led to healing of debilitating foot injury

| Bonny Van | June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

When meeting Louisiana chef John Folse, one immediately learns he is a man who believes in his Catholic faith.

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Louisiana governor says he’ll sign newly approved ‘heartbeat bill’

Louisiana governor says he’ll sign newly approved ‘heartbeat bill’

Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Catholic, said he will sign into law a measure that makes nearly all abortions illegal in the state once the fetal heartbeat is detected, which could be as early as six weeks.

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Bible Marathon aims to help ‘reignite’ love for God’s word, says priest

Bible Marathon aims to help ‘reignite’ love for God’s word, says priest

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

This year marks the third time the Bible will be read publicly from cover to cover without pause in the square of the Diocese of Lafayette’s oldest church parish, St. Martin de Tours, founded in 1765.

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Louisiana parishioners find ‘I prayed’ stickers help evangelize

Louisiana parishioners find ‘I prayed’ stickers help evangelize

| December 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

An Election Day mistake opened the door wide for some real evangelization.

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St. Paul couple chooses to retire to poor Louisiana city to volunteer at neighborhood school

St. Paul couple chooses to retire to poor Louisiana city to volunteer at neighborhood school

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Miss Joan, my daddy’s in jail. They came and picked him up this morning.”

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Pope blesses Louisiana anti-trafficking project

Pope blesses Louisiana anti-trafficking project

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Pope Francis posed for a photo Jan. 18 with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, it was not a protocol-dictated nicety; it was a recognition of the commitment on the part of the pope and of a coalition of state and private agencies in Louisiana to stop human trafficking.

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Louisiana floods called worst U.S. natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy

Louisiana floods called worst U.S. natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The line of destruction caused by historic flooding in southern Louisiana stretches for 25 miles, and according to Red Cross officials, it is the worst natural disaster in the United States since Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

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