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Editor’s note: The Florida Catholic first began investigating the case of William Thomas Zeigler Jr. in 1999 through the series, “Trail of blood to death row.” Since that time, the Florida Catholic has traveled to Union Correctional in Starke several times to interview Zeigler, who has maint… Read moreA quest for innocence, a race against time

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ORLANDO  |  On April 20, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the non-unanimity death penalty sentencing bill into law. SB 450 eliminates the requirement that a jury unanimously decide to sentence someone to death. The legislation allows a jury, by a vote of 8-4, to recommend a death sentence. This law … Read moreNew bill ‘imposes lowest standard in the nation’ in death penalty cases

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A bill in Florida that supporters say would crack down on illegal immigration in the Sunshine State has prompted concerns from some faith leaders that it could criminalize some ministries that serve the state's migrant population. The legislation comes as Gov. Ron DeSantis is widely expected… Read moreFlorida immigration bill criminalizing transporting undocumented immigrants has religious liberty implications, faith leaders say

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The Florida Senate April 3 approved a bill to ban abortions after six weeks, a proposal supported by the state's Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is widely expected to launch his bid for the Republican presidential nomination soon. Read moreFlorida Senate advances six-week abortion ban with increased pregnancy center funds backed by DeSantis

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MIAMI | First-graders Stephens Daphinis and Rodthalia Joseph and second-grader Michael Fortilus at St. Mary's Cathedral School in Miami practiced bowing and curtseying. Princess Nora of Liechtenstein was coming to visit their school and they had been selected to present her with gifts. Read moreStudents at Miami Catholic school give Liechtenstein princess a royal welcome

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Only an hour old and weighing 6 and a half pounds, Angel Grace LNU announced her arrival at approximately 1 a.m. Jan. 28 on a 50-degree night in a wooded area in Mulberry, Florida. She was wrapped in a blanket, placenta still attached and placed next to the chain link fence of the adjacent m… Read moreA Safe Haven allows women who can't care for their newborn to safely drop off baby; program offers hope for adoption