In 1936, the average cost of a new house was $3,925. Gasoline was 10 cents a gallon for your new $665 Studebaker automobile, assuming you earned an annual salary of about $1,713. That year, Margaret Mitchell’s epic story of the old South, “Gone With the Wind,” was published.
What kind of country are we living in that something as vile, risky and life-altering as abortion is celebrated and encouraged? It is bad enough that adults are lured into having abortions, but to brainwash young women into joining this murderous cult is really alarming.
Just imagine for a moment that you have no home. What will you do for meals today? Where will you shower? Where will you sleep? If you have children, how will you provide for them? And how will you cope with being homeless tomorrow, next week, next month?
When Catholics attack other members of the church, they are hurting Christ, Pope Francis said. “Even those who are ideologists, because they want the ‘purity’ of the church, strike at Christ,” he said during his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square Oct. 9.
School leaders from Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama gathered for faith formation and leadership building Oct. 9-11 at the 53rd annual Administrators’ Conference, “Navigating the Waters of Leadership,” in Baton Rouge.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) –The first week of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon saw support for the priestly ordination of married indigenous men, impassioned pleas for respect for indigenous culture and denunciations of violence against the earth.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – A hashtag mix-up caused a papal tweet meant to give thanks for the Catholic Church’s newest saints to be read as Pope Francis showing support for the New Orleans Saints’ football team.
He was happy as the head coach at Scotlandville High School. His team had won 10 games only to lose 42-41 to Mandeville in a regional round 5A playoff classic. Then, Robert Valdez’s youngest daughter, Raina, now 16, spoke up.
The Loyola Institute for Ministry (LIM) will host a morning of prayer and reflection Nov. 2 with a creation-centered focus informed by the work of the late Passionist Father Thomas Berry, a noted cultural historian, ecologist and theologian.
Students, faculty and staff at St. Louis King of France School in Metairie made “Child of God” headbands earlier this month to show their support for Demario Davis, the New Orleans Saints linebacker fined by the NFL for wearing a headband professing his values and beliefs as a disciple of God. On Oct. 8, the school community was invited to wear their headband and favorite Saints shirt to campus for a group photo. Davis later learned that his fine had been canceled. Videos on the students’ show of solidarity for the free expression of religious belief went viral both locally and nationwide, even airing in England.