Catholic Church

Local Volunteer Chaplin Headed To Cuba For Pope VisitOn Thursday night, CBS4's Michele Gillen sat down with Ralph Gazitua, a devoted follower of the Catholic Church and volunteer chaplain.
Archdiocese Weighs In On Pope's Call For "Revolution"Pope Francis has entered the climate change debate with his latest manifesto.
Catholic Church Changes Stance On GaysA host of topics are being discussed at a two week meeting at the Vatican and valuing gay people was one major talking point.
Miami Archdiocese Prays For All Involved In Chavez ExecutionAs the family of Jimmy Ryce wait for the execution of his killer, Juan Carlos Chavez, a special prayer service was held by the Archdiocese of Miami at St. Martha’s Catholic Church for both the Ryce family and the convicted killer.
U.S. Catholic Bishops Elect New PresidentThe U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has elected Archbishop Joseph Kurtz to be their new president. Archbishop Thomas Wenski of the Archdiocese of Miami made the short list along with nine other religious leaders from New Orleans, Detroit, Cincinnati, Washington and Los Angeles.
Miami's Archbishop On Shortlist For U.S. Catholic PresidencyArchbishop Thomas Wenski of the Archdiocese of Miami is on the shortlist for nomination to the presidency of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Pope Francis Receives Positive Reaction For Hot-Button Issues Catholics around the world are reacting to Pope Francis' recent remarks that the church has become too focused on "small-minded rules" on hot-button issues like homosexuality, abortion and contraceptives. So far, may of the reactions have been positive.
Archbishop Wenksi Prays For Peace In SyriaCatholics across South Florida joined Catholics all around the world praying for peace in Syria. The pope called for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria and the Middle East.
Archbishop Wenski, Cuban Bishops To Celebrate Mass In MiamiCuban bishops and priests will join Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami for mass at Our Lady of Charity National Shrine in Miami on Sunday.
Pope's Easter Message Resonates With S. Florida Catholics As South Florida Christians celebrated Easter Sunday, many Catholics paid special attention to the new Pope's Easter message.
New Pope Is Cardinal Jorge BergoglioShortly after 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time Wednesday the Holy Catholic Church revealed its new leader as Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina.
South Florida Watched Final Hours Of Pope Benedict's PapacyPope Benedict XVI is in the final hours of his papacy and South Florida Catholics are watching every moment of his historic resignation.