We must come together to heal election wounds
We live in troubled times. Perhaps this is a truth we’ve known for some time; perhaps only recently have we realized the extent of this truth. Regardless of the timing of our knowledge, it’s hard to deny this fact in light of our recent presidential election.
A test of democracy requires the best
When the slavery question, finally, became a sword to which the republic no longer could avert its eyes, Abraham Lincoln turned to Stephen Douglas and said, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
Restore dignity to sick
Visiting the sick and the imprisoned are works of mercy that not only benefit the suffering and the abandoned, but benefit the visitors who are enriched by being with those who suffer like Christ, Pope Francis said.
Blossoming #iGiveCatholic online campaign expands
The Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans was stunned by the success of the inaugural iGiveCatholic online fund-raising campaign, which in 2015 raised more than $1.3 million in 24 hours on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving for Catholic churches, schools and organizations in the archdiocese.
Mercy for one another extends beyond Jubilee Year
November 18, 2016
To: Clergy, Religious and Laity of the Archdiocese of New Orleans
Lessons learned: In N.O., bury your treasures above ground
In 1986, broadcaster Geraldo Rivera spent two hours of live television milking the opening of Al Capone’s “secret” vaults, which turned out to be as empty as Rivera’s pre-show promises of finding untold riches.