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Louisiana Episcopalians March for Our Lives

We are proud of the  youth, clergy, and parishioners who added their voice to the March for Our Lives Movement. Over 80 Episcopalians in the Diocese of Louisiana participated in ...
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Bishop’s Address to the 179th Convention

The Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson, Jr., Eleventh Bishop of Louisiana, addresses the 179th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana on November 4, 2016. See full transcript below video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeHv6A9s9s4?rel=0 ...
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Trinity Episcopal Church hosts fall series on finding peace | The Advocate

The public can take part in Trinity Episcopal Church's "A New Course for and about Baton Rouge: The Quest for Peace in a World of Violence."  The fall adult education ...
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Alton Sterling

Dear Sisters and Brothers, As I turned on the television yesterday evening, my heart sank as I listened to the story of Alton Sterling being shot by two police officers ...
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Bishop Thompson’s Statement on National Gun Violence Prevention Day: “Be Loud and Wear Orange”

The Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson has issued the following statement asking all people of the Diocese of Louisiana to wear orange on June 2 - National Gun Violence Prevention ...
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#WearOrange on June 2

The noise around gun violence is loud. Orange is louder. Join us and #WearOrange on June 2nd. Bishops United Against Gun Violence (Bishop Thompson is a member) recently became a partner in ...
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In the News: Guns and America’s murder board | Reveal

On this hour of Reveal, we take a look at the toll of gun violence in the country, who’s documenting the carnage and how lives can be saved. Finally, we ...
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In the News: New Orleans violence ‘beyond the pale of reason and sanity’

"For all its love of life, it also seems to lack a respect for life," said Father Bill Terry of St. Anna's Episcopal Church. Outside his church hangs a white ...
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Statement from Bishops United Against Gun Violence

Statement from Bishops United Against Gun Violence October 2, 2017 We share in the grief and horror of people across ...
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