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  • Priest reported missing found

    April 17, 2017 4:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Catholic priest was found hours after his phone “pinged” in Baton Rouge near LSU and also showed up in St. Landry Parish. The “ping” shows where a cell phone was with some accuracy. A cell phone provider assists authorities in the process. The “ping”... more »
  • Court upholds priests 'seal of confession' in sexual abuse case

    July 29, 2016 2:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A win for the Roman Catholic Church for the Diocese of Baton Rouge today in a legal case that centered around a church doctrine prohibiting a priest from revealing what is said inside a confessional. A state appeals court affirmed that Father Jeff Bayhi does not... more »
  • Breaux Bridge priest arrested on child pornography charges

    July 27, 2016 12:30 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE – A Breaux Bridge priest has been arrested on possession of child pornography charges. On Wednesday, investigators from the Special Victims Unit of the Louisiana State Police arrested Reverend F. David Broussard. The Special Victims Unit received a complaint earlier this month that a computer belonging... more »
  • 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 »

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