Louisiana televangelist Jesse Duplantis criticized for response to hurricane victims

Jesse Duplantis, a televangelist in Louisiana, is drawing criticism for his ministry's response to Hurricane Ida. Duplantis, who heads Jesse Duplantis Ministries, was criticized on the ministry's Facebook page by commenters who accused him of not doing enough to help those affected by the storm, which made landfall in southeast Louisiana last month. St. Charles Parish, where Duplantis' Covenant Church […]

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Louisiana prisons suspend visitation again as COVID-19 cases soar in the state

Louisiana’s eight state-run prisons have suspended prisoner visitation and volunteering in response to the state’s recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections said Tuesday. The suspension will last for at least three weeks. The department said in a statement that it took the “precautionary measure” to “protect its staff and prisoner populations” and will […]

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Louisiana coast still hurting from storms, bracing for more

CAMERON, La. (AP) — Scores of people in coastal Louisiana are still living in campers on dirt mounds or next to cement slabs where their houses once stood. Unresolved insurance claims and a shortage of supply and labor are stymieing building efforts. And weather forecasters are warning of more possible devastation to come. Nine months after two back-to-back hurricanes hammered […]

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Louisiana Priest Arrested for Filming Threesome With Two Dominatrixes on Church Altar

A not-so-holy trinity. A Louisiana Priest has been arrested on obscenity charges after having a threesome with two dominatrixes on his church altar, police claim. Rev. Travis Clark, 37, was taken into custody on October 1, but neither his archdiocese nor law enforcement would say why. But court documents released this week revealed the eye-opening details: on September 30, a […]

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