Tag: New Orleans

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    “I’ve been a Buddhist for a number of years, and I chant every day, and one of the things that I strongly believe in is that moment of silence, of reflection, for everybody to sit down and be still for a second.” More

    August 28, 2015 | Comments

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    “We got to know our neighbors in the surrounding community in a way we probably wouldn’t have otherwise, because we did all have to work through it together. And so in these last 10 years I would say we have been much more part of the community where we’ve been a building for over a hundred years,” says David duPlantier, dean of Episcopal Christ Church Cathedral in New Orleans. More

    August 21, 2015 | Comments

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    More and more churches and faith-based groups are creating small farms to feed the urban poor, especially children, in places like the Ninth Ward of New Orleans. More

    October 5, 2012 | Comments

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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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    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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    Watch more from New Orleans Roman Catholic Archbishop Gregory Aymond, Margaret Dubuisson of Catholic Charities of the New Orleans Archdiocese, and Rev. John Dee Jeffries, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Chalmette, discussing the spiritual toll of the oil spill crisis for people along the Gulf Coast. More

    July 23, 2010 | Comments

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