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Bishop Michael F. Olson Discusses Amazon Synod with GRN’s Dave Palmer

October 18, 2019

Bishop Michael F. Olson discusses the Amazon Synod with Dave Palmer of Guadalupe Radio Network (GRN) KATH 910 AM, North Texas. Click on the video to listen to the complete discussion.

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Fort Worth Diocese Respect Life Mass to Be Celebrated on Feast Day of the Saint for Unborn

Saint Gianna Beretta Molla

October 16, 2019

Bishop Michael F. Olson is elevating the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth’s annual Respect Life Mass in 2020 by moving the celebration to April 28, the feast day of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla, an Italian pediatric physician, wife and working mother who chose life for her unborn child over her own life. Afterwards, St. Gianna’s surviving child, Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla, will speak.

The 2020 Respect Life Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Olson at 6 p.m. on St. Gianna’s feast day at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1000 Tinker Rd, Colleyville, followed by a presentation by Dr. Molla. A reception will follow the presentation. ...

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Annual Respect Life Mass
Misa Anual de Respeto a la Vida

Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Expresses Sympathy

Fort Worth Diocese

October 14, 2019

On behalf of the priests, deacons, religious men and women and lay members of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, I express our sympathy and offer our pledge of prayers to the family, friends, and the community, of Atatiana Jefferson who was killed in a tragic police shooting early Saturday.

We call on the City of Fort Worth to commit to a rapid and impartial investigation by an independent body that can determine what occurred and that, subsequently, leads to appropriate actions that will prevent such future tragedies and provide the restoration of trust required for the many dedicated men and women of our police to serve and to protect our community.

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A Pastoral Letter to All Priests, Deacons, Seminarians, Religious Women and Men, and All Lay Faithful
Complete pastoral letter | Carta pastoral completa

Statement from the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Confirms Alleged Apparitions of “Mystical Rose–Our Lady of Argyle” are Fabricated
Complete statement | Declaración completa

Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Statement Regarding Alleged Apparitions
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To All Priests, Deacons, Seminarians, Religious Women and Men and All the Lay Faithful of the Diocese of Fort Worth
Complete pastoral letter | Carta pastoral completa

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Bishop Michael F. Olson

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Bishop Michael F. Olson, S.T.D., M.A. was ordained bishop and installed as the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Fort Worth on January 29, 2014.

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