- May 26, 2020
The archbishop of New Orleans is the first Catholic archbishop in the US test positive for Covid-19.
Inside the historic New Orleans cathedral, on the same spot where Mass has been celebrated since 1718, the Eucharist was being celebrated again, but this time without a single person sitting inside the 950-seat narthex.
Dan Schneider’s 20-year mission to secure a resolution to his 22-year-old son’s murder and to protect young people like him has been transformed into a riveting Netflix documentary series titled simply, “The Pharmacist.”
An attorney for New Orleans’s Catholic archdiocese Thursday strongly defended the New Orleans Saints’ behind-the-scenes help in dealing with the clergy sex abuse crisis, saying the legal effort to release hundreds of confidential emails between them is aimed at trying to shame those “who had the audacity” to back the church.
The New Orleans Saints headed to court Thursday in a bid to block the release of hundreds of confidential emails detailing the behind-the-scenes public relations work the team did for the area’s Roman Catholic archdiocese amid its sexual abuse crisis.
News outlets and the public will be able to attend a hearing next week in New Orleans on the confidentiality of emails between Catholic officials and the city’s NFL franchise concerning clergy sex-abuse scandals.