Tag Archives: Catholic church

Why The Pope’s Visit to the U.S. Inspires Gainesville Catholics

By on September 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: September 23, 2015 at 5:29 pm

Joel Ainsworth plays piano at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on Wednesday morning. He said Pope Francis is welcoming more people to the Catholic Church. Elena Castello, a sophomore at UF, has wanted to see the pope since she was a young girl. […]

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In The News: Vatican Proposes Shift In Relationship With Gay Members, Florida Colleges Avoiding Sunshine Law, Growler Bill Victory For Microbreweries, Sea Turtles On Rise In Florida

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 5:13 pm

Vatican report hints at shift toward accepting gay members – The language in a Vatican report released Monday indicates a shift in the Catholic Church’s thinking about homosexuals. It opens the possibility of welcoming gay and lesbian individuals into the […]

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In the News: new pope elected, Allied Veterans warrants issued, UF business school ranking, Leon County domestic-partner registry

By on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:24 pm

Cardinals Elect Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as New Pope – A gathering of Catholic cardinals picked a new pope Wednesday, choosing Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the first South American to ever lead the church. The New York Times 57 arrest […]

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In the News: teacher’s racist comment, Colorado’s civil unions, no new pope today, two Florida men missing

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 2:37 pm

Broward high school teacher suspended for ‘little chocolate boy’ comment – Leslie Rainer has been given her punishment more than a year after the Blanche Ely High School teacher was accused of calling a student a “little chocolate boy.” School […]

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Mar. 12, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:14 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Millhopper Road house fire, driver’s license distribution, U.S. Department of the Treasury sold General Motors shares, activists protest for female priests, Gatornationals starts Thursday.

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