BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana-born minister is back home in Brazil, nearly a month after a mentally disturbed homeless man attacked her on a Rio de Janeiro beach. Her mother, Mary Johnson Sarradet, spoke to Renee Elliott Murdoch for about 45 minutes on Thanksgiving, the day Murdoch returned... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans church pastor is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday for stealing nearly $1 million in disaster loan payments meant to rebuild the church after Hurricane Katrina. Toris Young faces a maximum of 10 years in prison when he is sentenced by U.S. District... more »
For many preachers the only part of their ministry that has anything to do with walking is the ever proverbial call for “sinners to walk down the aisle on Sundays.” But for one East Alabama pastor, walking has become an integral part of his life and the signature of... more »
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida pastor says Muslim protests abroad and condemnation from U.S. government and religious leaders won't deter him from burning Islam's holy book on Saturday. This past Sunday, the Rev. Terry Jones told his congregation at the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville that they'll burn... more »
Lafayette, Louisiana - February 18, 2010 - The Board of Pastors for St. Thomas More Catholic High School has named Audrey C. Menard as the new Principal of the school effective July 1.
Rev. Louis J. Richard, Chancellor of St. Thomas More Catholic High School in Lafayette and Pastor... more »
LE MOYEN, La. (AP) - Authorities say the Rev. Fanley Thomas and his wife, Florence, of Mamou, were killed when their car was hit by a train near St. James Baptist Church, where Fanley Thomas served as pastor. The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received a call shortly after 7... more »
A St. Landry congregation will never be the same after a train accident that happened just outside of church.
Crying, Catherin Kinnerson said, "They came into our life to pull us together and God knows they left here today still to keep us together." 59 year olds Fanley and... more »