Tag: Hurricane Katrina

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    The nation’s largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention, is expected to elect its first African-American president at its annual meeting this June in New Orleans. His name is Fred Luter, and he says the SBC has “a heart for reaching people in difficult times.” More

    May 18, 2012 | Comments

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    The congregation of St. Paul’s Episcopal in New Orleans, hard-hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is now helping handicapped children in Haiti, survivors of the earthquake there. “It was clear right away the connection between New Orleans and Haiti,” says Rev. Scott Albergate. More

    January 6, 2012 | Comments

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    Voodoo recognizes an invisible world of great spiritual power, according to Sallie Ann Glassman, a Voodoo priestess, community organizer, and founder of the New Orleans Healing Center. More

    May 27, 2011 | Comments

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    Look back at excerpts from our conversations with reporters over the past 10 years about religion and its changing role in our world.
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    December 22, 2010 | Comments

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    “There’s something happening inside of the hearts and minds of people that has brought us all together,” says Rev. John Dee Jeffries of the First Baptist Church in Chalmette, Louisiana.
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    August 27, 2010 | Comments

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    Listen to more of our 2007 interview about Hurricane Katrina with jazz great Terence Blanchard, who says “there has to be something for us to learn from this.” More

    August 26, 2010 | Comments

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    Jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard spoke August 17th with Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly about his recent CD, A TALE OF GOD’S WILL: A REQUIEM FOR KATRINA, when he was playing in Washington at Blues Alley. More

    August 26, 2010 | Comments

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    Read the complete transcript of our August 17, 2007 interview with jazz musician Terence Blanchard. More

    August 26, 2010 | Comments

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    Catholic Charities set up five relief centers in Louisiana fishing villages to respond to the oil spill catastrophe with financial assistance and spiritual support, says Margaret Dubuisson of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. More

    June 11, 2010 | Comments

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    "We're already practicing tikkun olam--repairing the world--in our day-to-day lives," says Jonathan Graboies, a resident of Moishe House in New Orleans, "so in a way we're being Jewish even without being in the synagogue."

    August 28, 2009 | Comments

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