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.

Campus ministries promote vocations, presence through challenging years

FORT WORTH — Father Nghia Nguyen, during a Nov. 8 Mass at the Texas Christian University Catholic Newman Center, asked students attending to contemplate how God is calling “each and every one” of them to holiness and to love in a specific way.

At St. Joseph School, generosity overflows to provide water for Africa

ARLINGTON — About 550 students, teachers, and families of St. Joseph Catholic School in Arlington have taken steps to solve the clean water crisis in Africa. Literally.