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Bishop Olson on EWTN’s The World Over with Raymond Arroyo discusses the upcoming USCCB Fall Assembly meeting

November 11, 2021

Most Rev. Michael Olson, Bishop of Fort Worth and member of the USCCB Committee on Doctrine, talks with Raymond about next week's USCCB Fall Assembly and the draft document on Eucharistic Coherence that will be up for debate and a vote.

A world of good: led by faith, local Catholics tackle global issues

Dr. Tram Nguyen, Founder, Hand-in-Hand Share Missions (NTC/Juan Guajardo)

November 22, 2021

by By Susan Moses & Juan Guajardo
North Texas Catholic

Headlines can cause heartache. Images from around the world can drain our optimism with depictions of hunger, persecution, illness, and poverty. Storms wreak tragic devastation on communities. Can local Catholics make a difference with problems of, literally, global proportions?

Just look around the pews and you’ll find individuals and organizations helping with international issues. Like the Good Samaritan from the Gospel of Luke, their love for their neighbor doesn’t recognize nationality. ...

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Past Statements & Pastoral Letters

Pastoral Letter Regarding Proposed Mandates and Religious Exemptions for Covid-19 Vaccinations and a Proper Formation of Conscience

Crest of Bishop Michael Olson

September 28, 2021

"During the past several months I have received questions from members of the Catholic faithful in the Diocese of Fort Worth both directly and indirectly as communicated to me through our priests, deacons, and school administrators regarding other issues of morality around the vaccine for COVID-19 and the possibility of offering religious exemptions to mandates issued by employers and government offices at the federal, state, and local levels. I have very seriously taken these matters to prayer and to consultation with other bishops, theologians, administrators, medical experts, and my priests and legal counsel." (Pastoral Letter 9-28-21)

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Celebration of Mass & Other Liturgical Celebrations (5-20-2021)
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Parish Gatherings Outside of Mass (5-20-2021)
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Coronavirus Precautions / Precauciones sobre el Coronavirus

For current protocols and guidelines, pastoral letters, and helpful COVID-19 resources, please visit our Coronavirus Precautions web page.

Para obtener los protocolos y directrices actuales, cartas pastorales y recursos útiles del COVID-19, visite nuestra página web de Precauciones por Coronavirus.

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