Archdiocese News

A Statement from the Archdiocese of New Orleans regarding Boy Scouts of America

Communications • Sun, Aug 2 2015 at 2:50pm

On July 27, 2015, the National Executive Committee of the Boy Scouts of America ratified a resolution that removes the national restriction on openly gay adult leaders and employees. This policy change also affirms that chartered organizations may continue to use religious beliefs as criteria for selecting adult leaders for the units they...

Archbishop Aymond calls for blessings on work to defend the dignity of life amidst the revelations of the Planned Parenthood videos

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Fri, Jul 31 2015 at 12:31pm

With sadness and horror, we have watched the videos from Planned Parenthood on abortion and the “harvesting of body parts.”

It gives us another opportunity to recommit ourselves to be strong voices for life and to call others to do so.

These videos should help many who support abortion to reflect on their position.

God gives life and...

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 7-29-15

Pastoral Planning and Ministries • Wed, Jul 29 2015 at 4:19pm

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Archbishop Aymond responds to the tragic shootings in Lafayette, Louisiana

Communications • Fri, Jul 24 2015 at 3:52pm

A Statement from Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond

Our prayers are with the victims of the shootings in Lafayette, their families, and the entire community. As a people of God we must continue to pray and work for peace in our world.

Sadly, this tragedy is yet another reminder that we as a society must do more to take care of those who are mentally...

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 7-22-15

Pastoral Planning and Ministries • Thu, Jul 23 2015 at 7:31am

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