A mother for all of us: Local Catholics honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

FORT WORTH — “Am I not here, I who am your mother?” Nearly 500 years after Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared to St. Juan Diego, her question still resounds. On Dec. 12, hundreds answered, “Yes, you are here” at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Fort Worth. 


Texas bishops, cemeteries developing burial options for aborted children

AUSTIN, Texas (CNS) -- Texas Catholic bishops and the state's Catholic cemeteries are working together on efforts to provide a proper burial for children lost to abortion.


Pope Francis names Bishop Burns of Juneau to head Dallas Diocese

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has named Bishop Edward J. Burns of Juneau, Alaska, to be bishop of Dallas, succeeding now-Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, who headed the Dallas Diocese until he was named in August to be the first prefect of the new Vatican office for laity, family and life.