Southern Louisiana contains the largest Catholic population in the South, along with the Hispanic populations of Texas and Florida. Baton Rouge is roughly one-third Catholic.
Joseph Cathedral downtown. Note the bank building and State
Jewish Community in
Baton Rouge is small,
Weinstein of Congregation B'nai Israel helps out with the
The Shofar (ram's horn) is sounded.
Casting crumbs onto the water.
For more information on the Catholic community, see the book by LSU sociology PhD, Mary Gautier: Bryan T. Froehle and Mary L. Gautier, Catholicism USA: A Portrait of the Catholic Church in the United States (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2000), or the Roman Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge.
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