Fort Worth parishioner inspires audience through hip-hop at World Youth Day

By Sandra Engelland

February 20, 2019

FORT WORTH — If you ask Carlos Zamora about the highlights from World Youth Day, you'd expect to hear about performing on the main stage in front of half a million people or standing just 20 feet from Pope Francis during an evening prayer vigil on the last night.

Campus ministry “a spiritual sanctuary” for TCU students

By Sandra Engelland

January 30, 2019

FORT WORTH — When Patrick LaCour arrived at Texas Christian University three and a half years ago, he wanted to find a place where he could play piano for Mass and grow in his faith. But the New Orleans native found so much more.

At summit, survivors expose 'cancer' of clergy sex abuse

By Junno Arocho Esteves
Catholic News Service
March 21, 2019

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “Every time I refused to have sex with him, he would beat me,” an abuse survivor from Africa told Pope Francis and bishops attending the Vatican summit on child protection and the abuse crisis.

The death of infants, the death of conscience

By Bishop Michael Olson
North Texas Catholic 
February 15, 2019

On January 22, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a statute that legalized abortion for the entire 40 weeks of  pregnancy, based upon vague criteria of a woman’s health.

Local youth experience universality of Church at unforgettable WYD Panama

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
February 8, 2019
FORT WORTH — After spending two weeks in Panama preparing to celebrate World Youth Day 2019, Jasmine Rivas returned to Texas with a deeper understanding of the universal Church.

Other Texas dioceses join Fort Worth in release of names of clergy

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
January 31, 2019

FORT WORTH — Following the example set by the Diocese of Fort Worth in 2005, the names of clergy members credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor were released January 31 by the other 14 Catholic dioceses in Texas.

Knights deliver first glimpse of babies with 1,000 ultrasound donations

By Susan McFarland
North Texas Catholic
January 23, 2019

DENTON — Giving babies a chance at life is why the Knights of Columbus began donating ultrasound machines a decade ago to pro-life pregnancy centers across the globe, including five in the Diocese of Fort Worth.

Mass 101

By Marlon De La Torre
North Texas Catholic
February 5, 2019
 Christ, after a discourse with His Apostles about His pending hour of death, lifts His eyes toward Heaven and proclaims a prayer of sacrifice before God, affirming His journey as the lamb who will be slain for the salvation of all humanity.