U.S. Supreme Court nominee Barrett avoids specific questions on abortion and other contentious issues

BY: - October 13, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett dodged detailed questions on landmark abortion cases that ensure women can have access to abortions. In what was an expected line of questioning on the second day of her confirmation hearing before the U.S. Committee on the Judiciary, Barrett said she has not made any commitment on how […]

Catholic bishops call on Rick Scott to stop this week’s scheduled execution

BY: - December 10, 2018

The state of Florida is scheduled to execute Jose Antonio Jimenez by lethal injection Thursday at 6 p.m. for the 1992 murder of Phyllis Mina. Jimenez was 29 years old when he was convicted of beating and stabbing 63-year-old Phyllis Minas after she caught him burglarizing her Miami-Dade apartment. Governor Rick Scott originally signed a […]