Saturday, August 26, 2006

Katrina One Year Later

U.S. Catholic parishes are taking up collections these final August weekends (Gesu will make available this weekend and next weekend to allow parishioners to help relieve the devastation that is one year old. A powerful storm left untold damage. U.S. officials consider Katrina the most destructive hurricane ever to hit this country.

New Orleans Archbishop Alfred Hughes was interviewed by Peter Finney Jr. of the Catholic News Service. Mr. Finney begins:

NEW ORLEANS (CNS) -- For New Orleans Archbishop Alfred C. Hughes, the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina elicits tears and emotionally charged flashbacks. read more

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