Louisiana Catholic Conference of Bishops 2024 Legislative Summary

Introduction: The Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops recently completed their work during the 2024 legislative session. The LCCB followed a process of discernment, reflection, and prayer through the lens of catholic social teaching.   The Life and Dignity of the Human Person: Life is sacred from conception to natural death and the dignity of the

Catholic Faithful Citizenship Day Sends Consistent Life Ethic Message

Below is the consistent life ethic message sent to legislators at the recent Catholic Faithful Citizenship Day at the Louisiana State Capitol. Over 90 attended from five dioceses across the state with a good witness from our young church from Archbishop Rummel in Metairie and Notre Dame Catholic High in Crowley. Hit link below for

Prayer for Peace in Gaza

“We join with Pope Francis in his call for peace and his condemnation of this widespread outbreak of violence. May the attacks and weaponry cease. Please! And let it be understood that terrorism and war do not lead to any resolutions, but only to the death and suffering of so many innocent people." “May all

LCCB Testifies at Violent Crimes Task Force of the Louisiana Legislature

The LCCB testified this past week, on Tuesday December 5th, at the Violent Crime Task Force. The panel asked for information related to restorative justice and how our re-entry programs help individuals as they transition. We provided the committee an overview of restorative justice in terms of the victim, the offender and the wider community.

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