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Pope Francis' words to U.S. bishops also resonate with Fort Worth Catholics

The words spoken by Pope Francis to his brother bishops inside St. Matthew the Apostle Cathedral Sept. 23, were meant to inspire and encourage the shepherds of America’s 76 million Catholics. But the pope’s heartfelt message of mercy also resonated with another listener.

Pope Francis' visit to Cuba sends a powerful message, local faithful say

Eva Salazar watched Pope Francis’ Sept. 19-22 visit to Cuba from her home in Colleyville more intently than most people. Although born in the U.S., her parents were both natives of the island country arriving here in 1955 before the height of the Communist Revolution.

Moment in history: North Texans attend canonization of Junípero Serra

Susan Hanssen didn’t think twice about leading a group of University of Dallas students to Washington, D.C., so they could witness Pope Francis canonize Blessed Father Junípero Serra a saint.