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Diocese, Catholic Charities respond to executive order affecting undocumented immigrants’ status

Phone calls from hopeful immigrants began flooding Xergio Chacin’s office at Catholic Charities of Fort Worth days before President Barack Obama officially halted the deportation of nearly 5 million undocumented aliens by executive action.

William Vann, father of former Bishop Kevin Vann, dies at 89

William (Bill) Morgan Vann, Jr., 89, the father of Bishop Kevin Vann of Orange, California, and former bishop of Fort Worth, died peacefully at St. John’s Hospice in Springfield, Illinois, at midnight on Nov. 13, with family at his side.

Marlon De La Torre shares ways to talk to people considering leaving Catholicism

Diocesan Director of Adult Catechesis Marlon De La Torre presented his session “Before You Go: 10 Things to Consider Before Leaving the Catholic Church” at the 2014 University of Dallas Ministry Conference  Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Irving Convention Center. His hour-long presentation centered on charitable ways to approach Catholics considering leaving the faith.