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Moment in history: North Texans attend canonization of Junípero Serra

Susan Hanssen didn’t think twice about leading a group of University of Dallas students to Washington, D.C., so they could witness Pope Francis canonize Blessed Father Junípero Serra a saint.

Local anticipation builds as Pope Francis' U.S. trip nears

IRVING -- University of Dallas senior Emily Lataif caught a glimpse of Pope Francis in 2014 when she was studying abroad at her school’s Rome campus. So the Georgia native wasn’t going to pass up a chance to see the pontiff when he arrives Sept. 22 for his first papal visit to the U.S.

Katherine Listi to head Safe Environment Program

Knowledge and vigilance are key to creating a safe environment for the children and young people who pray, study, and worship in our schools and churches.  That’s why it’s necessary to reevaluate, hone, and modify current procedures to meet the challenges presented by an ever-changing society.