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Social media buzzing about Louisiana’s church fires

Posted at 12:18 PM, Apr 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-07 19:30:53-04

Three churches have burned in St. Landry Parish since March 26. Local, state and federal officials are investigating, but have reported no leads thus far, and won’t even say if they’re related.

Today, the churches are still meeting as usual, just in different locations. To read our stories about that, click here and here.

To read our story about the investigation, click here.

Meanwhile, social media is buzzing about the fires as networks, newspapers and celebrities post about them.

The New York Times posted this story. Here’s coverage from CNN,NPR, and the Washington Post.

Many people are retweeting the NYT story, asking where there hasn’t been more national coverage of the events.

Here are some of the tweets about the fires: