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Source: Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

A decade after Hurricane Katrina and the floods that devastated New Orleans, some neighborhoods and communities have rebuilt, and many houses of worship have reopened their doors. Even though the work of restoring the city continues, religious leaders who were in New Orleans during the destruction see reasons to hope, and they reflect on the signs of rebirth that have emerged from the tragedy.

“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[…]

Source: Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary | August 21, 2015 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

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