February 19, 2016
The annual Catholic Days at the Capitol, a two-day advocacy event that provides opportunity to fulfill the responsibility to participate in political life, was held February 16 and 17. Prayer, nourishment, opening remarks and an explanation of two priority bills, were the focus on Tuesday afternoon. The 2016 issues of concern were Termination of Pregnancies and Unanimous Jury in Capital Sentencing.
February 18, 2016
TALLAHASSEE, FL - Two state legislators were honored on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 with the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops Defensor Vitae (Defender of Life) Award for their ongoing, courageous and valiant defense of the sanctity of life. The awards were presented at a Catholic Days at the Capitol luncheon attended by the Catholic bishops of Florida, several state lawmakers and more than 300 Catholic faithful from across the state.