Louisiana

September 8, 2014

Supreme Court Asked to Defend Seal of Confession in La. Case

In May, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that the seal of confession did not shield a priest from mandatory-reporting laws.



December 12, 2013

U.S. Justice Department vs. La. Voucher Program, the Legal Battle Continues

The federal body dropped its lawsuit against the state’s voucher program, but it will play an oversight role that critics fear will hamper expansion.

May 17, 2011

Bracing for the Flood

Parishioners in one Louisiana town are ‘stressed, concerned and praying fervently’ during this time of uncertainty before Mississippi swelling eases.

August 12, 2010

State Goes After Monks for the "Sin" of Selling Caskets

Federal Lawsuit Launched