La. Catholic bishops on unaccompanied migrant children

STATEMENT ON UNACCOMPANIED REFUGEE MINORS

The Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops (LCCB) acknowledges the humanitarian crisis surrounding unaccompanied refugee minors who have entered our country from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. We must address this reality with a spirit that honors the sanctity of the family and works to protect the vulnerable.

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State funds for school vouchers ruled unconstitutional

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    BATON ROUGE, La. – A state judge ruled Nov. 30 that the Louisiana Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program, more commonly known as the voucher program, that was passed during the 2012 Louisiana legislative session last spring is unconstitutional because the state cannot use funds set aside for public education to pay for children in failing school to attend non-public schools.

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