Diocese of Lafayette donates 50k to St. Landry Parish churches destroyed by fire

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The Catholic Diocese of Lafayette is helping the three Louisiana churches destroyed by arson earlier this year with a $50k donation.

The money was raised at churches around the diocese and distributed evenly among the churches.

The fires happened between March and April.

No injuries were reported.

Holden Matthews was arrested and is facing arson and hate crimes charges.

He is currently awaiting trial.

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