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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. 

Local 9/11 first responder appreciates Pope Francis' visit to Ground Zero

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.