Fr. Michael Jacques, dynamic St. Peter Claver pastor, dies of heart attack


Edmundite Father Michael Jacques, who energized his parishioners with a multitude of ministries and transformed St. Peter Claver Parish into one of the most vibrant in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, died Friday morning, June 7, at Ochsner Hospital of complications from a heart attack.

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U.S. clergy leaders: Churches can help end violence

Churches and faith-based groups need to organize collectively to pressure public officials to use data-based initiatives that have been proven to reduce high rates

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