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Spanish-speaking faithful welcome newly-ordained OFM Cap priest: Father Pedro Romero

On Sunday May 31, Bishop Michael Olson ordained Fray Pedro Romero Gutierrez, OFM Cap, as the newest priest in the diocese, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Fort Worth. Father Romero is a member of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin within the Mexico-Texas Vice-Province, also known as the Capuchin Franciscans.

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.