Catholic Charities Fort Worth empowers refugees toward self-sufficiency and integration

FORT WORTH — Several years ago, Shalaina Abioye, director of Refugee Services for Catholic Charities Fort Worth, provided a client with an intangible gift that affected her deeply as well. “I gave him hope,” she recalled.


87-year-old receives new spiritual life with Confirmation, Holy Eucharist

ARLINGTON — You’re never too old to become a Catholic. Just ask 87-year-old Edward Geisel.


Church leaders urge solidarity with those suffering religious persecution

FORT WORTH — When looking at international news reports that show Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world, statistics often bring to mind the plight of religious oppression in the Middle East, Africa, and other faraway, perilous lands. But one only has to look around the Fort Worth Diocese to see persecution in our own back yard.