Tag Archives: Vatican

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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Gainesville reacts to selection of Pope Francis

By on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 16, 2013 at 4:49 pm

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina became Pope Francis I Wednesday. People in Gainesville are having different reactions to the decision.

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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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In the News: defense attorney charged with DUI, house fire, senate rejects Medicaid expansion, Rome tourism rooting for American Pope

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 12, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Local defense attorney, Thomas Edwards, charged with DUI after hit and run | Gainesville.com – Gainesville criminal defense attorney Thomas Edwards, 55, faces charges of driving under the influence Saturday afternoon on southbound I-75. Edwards, who is a partner in the Gainesville […]

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In the News: Rape suspect’s arrest, Armed home invader, Vatican papal prospects, Silver Springs future

By on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 11:52 am

DNA evidence leads to rape suspect’s arrest – Gainesville Police charged Roderick Kantrel Pittman, 28, of 2725 SW 27th Ave., with armed robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and sexual assault, according to a GPD arrest report. Pittman was arrested Wednesday […]

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In the News: Pope Benedict, Miami-Dade shooting, Girl missing, Sequester effects

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 12:51 pm

Eighth-grade girl, 14-year-old BreeAnn Allyson Brooks, reported missing – BreeAnn Allyson Brooks, 14, was reported missing. Her family said she hasn’t been seen since 10:45 p.m. Sunday. The Gainesville Police Department considers Brooks a habitual runaway and has notified area law […]

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In the News: Colombia-bound Scott, Pope joins Twitter, NYC homeless man hides boots, SeaWorld dolphin bites Georgia girl

By on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 10:38 am

Gov. Rick Scott headed to Colombia with huge delegation to promote Florida business – Gov. Rick Scott heads to Colombia today to drum up business with Florida’s second-largest trading partner, his seventh overseas trip since taking office. The Tampa Bay […]

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