Diocese of Lafayette closes its schools following state announcement, extracurricular activities halted

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- UPDATE: The Diocese of Lafayette has postponed and/or canceled extracurricular activities such as sporting events until April 14.

ORIGINAL: Bishop Douglas Deshotel announced the closure of all Catholic schools in the Diocese of Lafayette, beginning March 16 through April 13.

This comes after Gov. John Bel Edward’s announcement that all public schools will be closed until April 13 as a health precaution.

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