Many of South Florida’s 1.3 million Catholics woke early Wednesday morning to watch Pope Benedict’s last general audience before he officially steps down on Thursday.
Looking frail and seated before a judge, retired South Florida priest Neil Doherty pleaded no contest to six counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a child.
The Miami Archdiocese again finds itself the target of a child abuse lawsuit, this time involving an accused serial molester already being held in the Broward County jail in a criminal case.
It is time to end the tax exempt status of religious organizations that advocated for a partisan candidate.
Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski will step into the middle of a political firestorm surrounding the health care of women Friday when he holds two rallies to oppose the Health and Human Services mandate that makes employers provide free contraceptives and cover other women’s health services.
Based on new polling from Gallup, it appears Catholics didn’t change their opinion of President Barack Obama after his recent decision forcing insurers to cover the cost of birth control.
The oldest Catholic church in South Florida has been named a minor basilica by the Vatican. Established in 1846, St. Mary Star of the Sea in Key West will be the first basilica in the Archdiocese of Miami.
Archbishop Thomas Wenski returned to South Florida from Cuba Saturday afternoon. The Catholic church seems to be mending the heart of the Cuban government on its previously tough stance against the religion, he said.
Archbishop Thomas Wenski plans to return to South Florida from Cuba on Saturday. The ceremonies taking place in Cuba come ahead of Pope Benedict XVI’s visit the last week of March.
The Roman Catholic Church announced Monday that Pope Benedict XVI will visit Cuba this spring. The visit would coincide with the celebration the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the image of the Virgin of Charity, Cuba’s patron saint.