New Orleans bishop launches appeal

.- The archbishop of New Orleans renewed his request for prayers and support for archdiocesan efforts to help those displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Archbishop Alfred Hughes said the archdiocese has set up a Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund to provide for basic assistance to displaced persons and for those who are responding to the needs of the displaced.

The fund will also help with rebuilding of the archdiocese’s churches, parishes, schools, and other community service facilities, and with providing services during this long reconstruction process.

To make a contribution, go to, call (225) 242-0100, ext. 144, or mail a check to:

Archdiocese of New Orleans

Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund

1800 S. Acadian Thruway

Baton Rouge, LA 70808


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