- Jan 21, 2021
A Catholic chaplain to Florida’s death-row inmates used a virtual forum to focus on his most significant lifetime pursuit — raising awareness about the wrongness of America’s use of the death penalty.
During his news conference in Savannah, Father Stephen Parkes was asked whether his appointment as a bishop displays confidence in his ability to shepherd. Taking a beat before answering, he remarked that the appointment is still somewhat overwhelming.
A man accused of setting a Florida church on fire was being held without bail Sunday on charges that include attempted second-degree murder and arson.
Despite not being able to complete their senior year in the classroom, this year will be memorable for the class of 2020. This year’s graduating class has endured a worldwide virus, a quarantine and will face a job market unlike other years — combining a recession with a conflicted reality of life during a pandemic.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe in Orlando completed its pipe organ project and is preparing the grand unveiling this winter.
A discussion about young people at the National Black Catholic Congress centered on key themes: Why young black adult Catholics stay in the church; why they leave; how they live out their faith; how to foster more vocations; and the state of race relations in the U.S.