Tag: Florida

Federal appeals court now says Florida Latin cross can stay

Federal appeals court now says Florida Latin cross can stay

| Carol Zimmermann | February 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Reversing its previous decision, a federal appeals court ruled Feb. 19 that a World War II-era cross can remain standing in a park in Pensacola, Florida, based on the Supreme Court’s decision last year about a similar cross on public property in Maryland.

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Federal court grants Florida death-row inmate temporary stay

Federal court grants Florida death-row inmate temporary stay

| Jean Gonzalez | October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

James Dailey, a prisoner who has been on Florida’s death row for more than three decades and who has maintained his innocence, was granted a temporary stay of execution Oct. 23.

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Everyday Heroes: Knight and ex-MLB pitcher now running with Grace

Everyday Heroes: Knight and ex-MLB pitcher now running with Grace

| Andrew Fowler | October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Trever Miller was born to be a pitcher.

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Catholic organizations in Florida marshaling aid for Dorian victims

Catholic organizations in Florida marshaling aid for Dorian victims

| September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the wake of Hurricane Dorian’s brutal blasting of the Bahamas, Catholic organizations in Florida continued to raise funds to aid victims there.

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Florida Catholic Charities officials closely watching Dorian’s path

Florida Catholic Charities officials closely watching Dorian’s path

| Tom Tracy | September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

While it appeared Sept. 3 that Hurricane Dorian would skirt Florida’s east coast, the widespread catastrophic damage to the Bahamas associated with the historically large and powerful storm is not going unnoticed.

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‘Minds, hearts’ shaken by fire at Florida co-cathedral, says rector

‘Minds, hearts’ shaken by fire at Florida co-cathedral, says rector

| Maurice Beaulieu | June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Masses for the vigil of the feast of Pentecost and for Pentecost were celebrated at the Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More with the scars left by a June 5 fire in the sanctuary still very visible.

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Florida Catholic high school girls get a lot out of new weightlifting team

Florida Catholic high school girls get a lot out of new weightlifting team

| Jean Gonzalez | January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ashley Savigne looked intently at the barbell for her dead lift to an overhead press.

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Catholic officials say Hurricane Michael sets new bar for disaster relief

Catholic officials say Hurricane Michael sets new bar for disaster relief

| October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yirca Salazar, a quality assurance specialist for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami, was just a toddler when 1992’s Category-5 Hurricane Andrew left a trail of destruction south of Miami.

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‘Every parish, rectory in hurricane zone’ suffering, says church official

‘Every parish, rectory in hurricane zone’ suffering, says church official

| Tom Tracy | October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The physical impact of Hurricane Michael and the anticipated recovery period for parts of the Florida Panhandle appear to be on a scale of last year’s Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, according to the church’s top emergency management specialist in Florida.

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Diocese moving from prayer to action in wake of Hurricane Michael

Diocese moving from prayer to action in wake of Hurricane Michael

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of Hurricane Michael, which ravaged the Florida panhandle, the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee, whose territory was smack in the path of the Category 4 storm, has moved from prayer to action.

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Archbishop McCarrick not the first prelate with seminarian abuse charges

Archbishop McCarrick not the first prelate with seminarian abuse charges

| Mark Pattison | September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, the retired archbishop of Washington, is not the first U.S. prelate to have been accused of abusing seminarians under his care, only the most recent.

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Gun violence prompts Washington archdiocesan youths to march

Gun violence prompts Washington archdiocesan youths to march

| Kelly Sankowski | March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Eileen Dinn heard about the recent school shooting at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland March 20, she was sitting in school at the Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington, Maryland, and her first thought was “not again.”

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