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  • Ash Wednesday marks beginning of Lent Play Video

    February 10, 2016 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Many Christians are heading to mass today to celebrate the beginning of Lent. Churches throughout the capital area will be holding Ash Wednesday services all day long. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season. During the holy day, it's tradition for Christians to receive an ashen... more »
  • Priest who knew Mother Teresa: No one more deserving

    December 19, 2015 12:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Mother Teresa has a clear pathway to sainthood after Pope Francis approved a second miracle. A priest from the Lafayette-area who know her says there's no one more deserving. "It's an eerie feeling to know someone that was your friend is now a saint in heaven," Fr.... more »
  • Priest accused of pointing musket at 8-year-old

    October 3, 2015 4:48 PM

    LITTLE FERRY, N.J. - Prosecutors say a priest accused of pointing a functioning musket at a young boy in a New Jersey church is free after posting $15,000 cash bail. Authorities say the incident may have been spurred by a football rivalry. The Rev. Kevin Carter is charged with child... more »
  • Vigil tonight for late Father Than Vu Play Video

    January 28, 2015 8:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Vietnamese-born priest who was well-loved in the Baton Rouge community passed away Wednesday morning, according to the Diocese of Baton Rouge. The diocese said Father Than N. Vu died at his residence after a long battle with cancer. He was 56 years old. Father... more »
  • Town says priest brought their church into 21st century Play Video

    December 11, 2014 5:06 PM

    PIERRE PART - A pillar of the Pierre Part community will be remembered this weekend as the man who brought the St. Joseph the Worker Church into the 21st century. Father Clarence Waguespack died after an accident on his bicycle Monday, according to the diocese. They said he fell... more »
  • Priest responds to supporters following WBRZ report Play Video

    July 14, 2014 4:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The priest at the center of a lawsuit is speaking out for the first time following a WBRZ report. His response comes in a letter he issued to the "Catholic Commentator" which is published by the Diocese of Baton Rouge. It all centers around a woman,... more »
  • Police: Priests attacked at Phoenix church, 1 dies Play Video

    June 12, 2014 5:53 AM

    PHOENIX, AZ - Police say one priest was shot and killed and another was wounded in an attack at a Catholic church in downtown Phoenix. Sgt. Steve Martos says police received a call about a burglary at the Mother of Mercy Mission near the state Capitol shortly after 9 p.m.... more »
  • Priest, on leave pending investigation, found dead

    June 10, 2013 1:37 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - A body found last week at an Alexandria motel has been identified as a 48-year-old priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alexandria. Alexandria police said there was no sign of foul play in the death of Jamie Medina-Cruz. The body was found at the Value Place Motel... more »
  • Authorities accused of letting priest flee

    April 3, 2013 7:40 PM

    PHILADELPHIA- A lawsuit accuses church and local authorities of letting a Philadelphia-area priest flee to Poland during a sex-abuse investigation that stalled. The suit says the priest assaulted a woman last year while he was counseling her. The priest is not named because he could not be reached for comment.... more »
  • Priest attacked in attempted armed robbery

    March 18, 2013 12:35 PM

    METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish authorities say two men who tried to rob a Metairie church hit a priest with a crowbar when he couldn't open up a safe. Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, tells The Times-Picayune the unidentified priest suffered minor injuries Sunday night and... more »
  • Suspended priest pleads not guilty in meth probe

    January 24, 2013 12:29 PM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - A suspended Roman Catholic priest in Connecticut has pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges accusing him of taking in more than $300,000 from sales of methamphetamines. The Connecticut Post reports that 61-year-old Kevin Wallin entered the pleas Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hartford. Four other... more »

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