Welcome the stranger? Gov. Abbott declines resettling refugees in the “friendship state”

Ru Hta Dun speaks with Bishop Olson

FORT WORTH — After living in a refugee camp in western Tanzania for 23 years, Lusambya Mkuma and Apendeki Mbeleci received some very welcome news. 

At annual MLK Mass, Bishop Fabre asserts faith must compel us to act against racism

ARLINGTON — On Jan. 11, the altar and ambo at St. Joseph Parish in Arlington displayed brightly colored cloths from Ghana with designs representing a symbol for God.

Bishop Olson embarks on first “ad limina” visit

Pope Francis leads a meeting with U.S. bishops from North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican Jan. 13, 2020. The bishops were making their "ad limina" visits to the Vatican to report on the status of their dioceses to the pope and Vatican officials. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

FORT WORTH — Bishop Michael Olson will travel to Rome for his first “ad limina apostolorum” visit, which begins January 20 and includes his 17 brother bishops from Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.