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  • Noonan picks new Catholic Charities head

     
    Orlando Diocese Bishop John Noonan has appointed Joe Buranosky as the new executive director of Catholic Charities of Central Florida. Buranosky takes over as head of the $10 million charitable agency on April 30. Buranosky was previously employed as...
  • IronPigs helping Allen and Dieruff programs

     
    There's a ceremony, actually two of them, planned for tomorrow in which the IronPigs are presenting checks to the Allentown School District to help sports programs at Allen and Dieruff. Here's the release from ASD and kudos to the IronPigs and IronPigs...
  • Adoption and gay couples, part two

     
    An old friend and I have been sparring via email about adoption and gay couples. The first part of our exchange, in which he outlines why he thinks heterosexual couples deserve precedence for adoption, is here. To Eric: How am......
  • Jerry Brown's proposed budget cuts will be felt across California

     
    The budget cuts proposed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown to deal with a swelling deficit will be felt across California, from courts and social services to the paychecks of state workers. Brown's $91-billion budget proposal would cut health and welfare......
  • Fortnight for Freedom or Discrimination?

     
    In dueling press releases, Catholics for Choice and U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops debate whether religious freedom is under attack or the church is engaging in religious discrimination. First, the Catholic Bishops: “Across America, our right...
  • Democratic lawmakers counter Brown with new budget plan

     
    With two days left before the deadline to approve a state budget, top Democratic lawmakers released an updated spending plan on Wednesday....
  • Low-cost spay/neuter clinic opens in Seminole County on July 30

     
    Animal Crazy's goal is to help spread the word about rescue and adoption events and opportunities and pay tribute to the throngs of hard-working people who are saving lives, preventing abuse and finding forever homes for all animals. But of course there...
  • Actor Gary Sinise (AKA Lt. Dan) talks about rocking out for veterans

     
    Emmy Award-winning actor Gary Sinise says he has had a strong connection with military personnel and veterans for as long as he can remember. But it was after Sinise’s Academy Award-nominated role as double amputee Lt. Dan Taylor in the......
  • Vote Today in Chase Community Giving

     
    This month's Chase Community Giving competition poses challenges for Morning Call area animal lovers. I know it did for me. The good part is that one or more local animal welfare groups or other charities could win as much as......
  • Here's one prediction you can take to the bank: In 2016, Focus on the Family will still be spewing paranoid nonsense

     
    In advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
  • Post-election forensics of the religion vote in 2012

     
    Faith in Public Life put together an election analysis based on exit polling and the political context that’s developed over the course of the year: Ballot initiatives In Florida and California, faith-based community organizing groups mounted...