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Texas congresswoman calls pope's Sept. 24 address "an amazing experience"

Sitting in a packed House Chamber as Pope Francis delivered an address to Congress Sept. 24, Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX) looked around the room and noticed the reaction of her colleagues. 

Bishop Olson, local leaders applaud pope's congressional address

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.

Local listening sessions and press conference on payday lending, title loans scheduled for Sept. 28

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.