Houma-Thibodaux Diocese Severely Hit by Storm Archbishop Alfred C. Hughes of New Orleans reported on Sept. 2 that of Louisiana’s seven Catholic dioceses, the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux was battered the hardest by Hurricane Gustav. Hughes, who rode out the storm at the St. Louis Cathedral recto
National Treasures I was delighted to read Bryan Linden-berger’s account of the restoration of Our Lady of Purification church in Doña Ana, N.M., in “A Church Reborn” (8/25). I grew up in nearby Las Cruces, N.M. Our historic churches are truly a national treasure, and many h
The two great attributes of God in the Bible are justice and mercy Today rsquo s responsorial psalm reminds us that ldquo the Lord is just in all his ways rdquo But we also hear that ldquo the Lord is gracious and merciful rdquo and the reading from Isaiah 55 urges us to ldquo turn to the Lo
What is the purpose of charitable works?
A Christian scientist frames a national debate.