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Pro-life group calls court ruling on Texas law a victory for women

NEW ORLEANS (CNS) -- Americans United for Life said a federal court ruling holding up most restrictions on abortion in Texas was "a sweeping victory for women."

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal conclude eight years of service in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH -- After eight years of dedicated service to the homeless on the East Side of Fort Worth, the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal closed their Sacred Heart of Jesus Friary doors at the end of May and ventured to new areas to continue their mission. 

New priests' devotion to sharing the Good News is apparent to family, friends

They say the best gifts come in little boxes. For Mike McKinney, his ordination gift to Keith Hathaway was the box itself. The retired Air Force officer and woodworker was asked to create a vessel worthy of the antique chalice Debbie and Rob Hathaway purchased for their son, who was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Fort Worth along with Michael Greco and Ronald Mercado on May 23 in St. Patrick Cathedral.