The Catholic Church has announced that a vial of blood from the deceased Pope John Paul II will tour South Florida beginning tonight. A viewing is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Saint Catherine of Siena Church, 9200 SW 107th Ave. Catholics will be able to touch a prayer card to the vial so they can have ... More >>
Alcohol, some believe, causes honesty. Homefield Sports Bar and Grill is hosting at talk on faith with Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski called Theology on Tap event on October 15. Between 6:45 and 8:15 p.m. over some suds, or wine, Wenski will give a presentation on "Relevance Found: How is the Cat ... More >>
"If you call a tail a leg, then how many legs does a cow have? Four, because calling a tail a leg doesn't make it one." No, this is not the terrible opening joke to the trial of George Zimmerman. Instead, this is the equally terrible analogy (actually an Abraham Lincoln quote) used by the Archdioce ... More >>
Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski pulled even yesterday with Oklahoma big collar Paul Coakley as the Miami Heat downed the Oklahoma City 100 to 96. The two priests bet on the series at a conference in Atlanta.If Miami loses, Wenski owes Coakley hand-made cigars and stone crabs. If OKC fails, Coakley is ... More >>
If Miami's Cuban community had a patron saint, it was surely Agustín Román, who fled Castro with a boatload of other priests and then, as America's first Cuban-born bishop, made such a political mark that current Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski compared him to Felix Varela.Román was found dead of ... More >>
Caving to demands voiced by Senator Marco Rubio, Catholic leaders and others, President Obama today announced a compromise on a portion of his health care reform laws that would have required all employers to offer female employees free birth control even if the employer had religious objections. ... More >>
Oh, Jesus Christ. Gawker has a whopper of a story today accusing Archbishop Emeritus John C. Favalora of running the Miami Archdiocese of the Catholic Church like some sort of gay sex mafia.The report, penned by former New Times contributor and theater critic Brandon K. Thorp, gathers information ... More >>
Ron Artest, the NBA's favorite halftime-boozing, riot-inducing maniac, has gotten quite interested in this year's NBA Finals -- unencumbered by playoff obligations of his own, he's been making predictions for a week despite not knowing what day the games are on or what city they're being pla ... More >>
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Michael MillerSanctified: Wenski appears at the feet of Jesus in an Orlando stained glass windowThomas Wenski, the new Archbishop of Miami, is no wallflower. He's a Rush Limbaugh-loving social conservative who thinks using condoms is like playing Russian Roulette. He's also a fierce advocate for ... More >>
Michael MillerArchbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski gives a press conference after a recent trip to CubaThe Archdiocese of Miami is getting hit with yet another lawsuit claiming sexual abuse by an employee of the Church.A lawsuit filed this morning in Miami-Dade Circuit Court alleges that Miguel Cala ... More >>
floridacatholic.orgArchbishop of Miami Thomas WenskiFor a moment last night, it looked as if Thomas Wenski was in over his head. As the Archbishop of Miami stood beneath a giant mural of Cuban history in the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity, he stumbled over his normally flawless Spanish. "Today, C ... More >>
Fr. Thomas Dennehy, who died in 1999.Willard Trent, 13-years-old at time of alleged abuseIn what could be the first test of its new leadership, the Archdiocese of Miami is defending itself against charges it concealed the sexual abuse of at least one altar boy since the late 1960s.In a lawsuit ... More >>
St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Fairfield, CT where Coleman worked at the time of the alleged abuseIt's not just disgraced Latin American dictators who come to South Florida to bury their dirty pasts. Apparently, men of the cloth do as well.Walter Philip Coleman, a retired priest now living in Pompa ... More >>
From his modest headquarters in Little Haiti, polka legend Li'l Wally Jagiello spreads happiness the world over
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Marleine Bastien -- activist, social worker, songwriter, mother -- is helping to lead the resurgence of South Florida's Haitian political agenda
Haitian radio host Marcus Garcia's work in Miami is done. It's time for him to go home.
If you had your way, what single adjustment would you make to enhance the experience of living in South Florida?