When the sergeant-at-arms intoned, "Mr. Speaker, the pope of the Holy See," Fort Worth Bishop Michael Olson eagerly waited in front of a large, hotel screen TV — along with 50 other bishops — to watch Pope Francis become the first pontiff in history to address a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol.
On Monday, Sept. 28, those on the frontlines of the fight to limit payday and auto title loan lending will hold morning sessions and a press conference at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1927 SW Green Oaks Blvd. in Arlington.
Chris Supron is one of the brave first responders who raced to the scene when terrorists flew American Airlines Flight 77 into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Even as he was helping rescue victims and treat the injured, several paramedics and firefighters he knew were killed in the collapse of the World Trade Center twin towers.