Update: Archdiocese of New Orleans files Chapter 11 reorganization

Citing mounting concerns over the financial impact of clergy sex abuse settlements and the coronavirus pandemic, the Archdiocese of New Orleans filed for Chapter 11 reorganization of the finances of its administrative offices May 1 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Five Gulf South states rank at bottom of 'social justice' index

For the third consecutive year, states in the Gulf South of the U.S. ranked near the bottom of a 2018 "social justice" index that measures poverty, racial disparity and immigrant exclusion.

He shines a light from a New Orleans shoeshine stand

The Field Hospital: Sometimes, a place of faith, support and sharing is not a parish at all but one within an airport.

Naming clergy accused of abuse is about victims' healing, says Archbishop Aymond

After reviewing more than 2,400 clergy files dating back nearly 70 years, the Archdiocese of New Orleans released the names of 55 priests and two deacons who had been removed from ministry for accusations of sexual abuse of a minor.