Archbishop Gregory Aymond http://wwno.org en First General Synod Held In New Orleans In 27 Years http://wwno.org/post/first-general-synod-held-new-orleans-27-years <p><font><font>A synod is a gathering of Catholic priests and parishioners with the objective of sharing ideas.</font></font></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:26:12 +0000 Janaya Williams 58518 at http://wwno.org As With Dalai Lama Today, Pope's Visit To New Orleans 25 Years Ago Came Amid Violence http://wwno.org/post/dalai-lama-today-popes-visit-new-orleans-25-years-ago-came-amid-violence <p>On Friday, the Dalai Lama will be giving the first of two public talks at the New Orleans theatre in the Convention Center. For many, the Dalai Lama’s visit is reminiscent of the last major religious leader to pass through New Orleans 25 years ago.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Pope John Paul II visited New Orleans in 1987 it was described as the Super Bowl of all Super Bowls.</span></p><p>25 years later, Archbishop Gregory Aymond remembers it well.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 15:49:45 +0000 Maureen McMurray 35460 at http://wwno.org