Abortion clinics needs stringent rules
The state’s five outpatient abortion clinics – two of them in the Archdiocese of New Orleans – should be subject to “common-sense regulations” similar to those governing other medical professionals and facilities, said Benjamin Clapper, executive director of Louisiana Right to Life.
St. Paul the Apostle honors three ‘MLK’ stalwarts
In appreciation for their “wisdom, leadership and long years of membership” at St. Paul the Apostle Church in New Orleans East, Louis Alexander, Yvonne Johnson and Yvonne Bechet were recognized Jan. 19 at the 10 a.m. Mass with the Martin Luther King award.
St. Anthony pastor missed celebrating Mass
Dominican Father John Restrepo, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Church in New Orleans, had major back surgery in January, and the last Mass he was able to celebrate was on Jan. 12.
How to ‘read’ a church through its art, architecture
There are churches, and then there are churches – and that’s when the theological and architectural boxing matches break out, usually without the benefit of gloves.
Clarion Herald gets high marks from readers
Nearly 80 percent of those responding to a survey of communications efforts in the Archdiocese of New Orleans viewed the print version of the Clarion Herald as their top source of information about the archdiocese and the universal Catholic Church, according to a survey conducted as part of a communications strategic planning process for the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Religious present Christ to the world
More than 200 women and men religious attended a prayer service and luncheon celebrating World Day for Consecrated Life Feb. 8 at the Sisters of the Holy Family Motherhouse.