Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth
National V Encuentro


V Encuentro Nacional

20-23 de septiembre

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El V Encuentro Nacional del Ministerio Hispano/Latino es una reunión eclesial histórica de 3,000 líderes/delegados del Ministerio Hispano/Latino de diócesis, movimientos eclesiales, escuelas, universidades y organizaciones católicas de todo el país.

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Don’t paint Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth with same broad brush on response to abuse

September 20, 2018, Star-Telegram

In her recent column, Cynthia M. Allen captured the dynamics of denial and obfuscation that appears to be reoccurring in some sectors of the Church.

However, Allen’s broad-brush demand that the Church must “face an accounting” by the civil authorities fails to recognize that some dioceses, including the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth where I have served as bishop for nearly five years, maintain a zero-tolerance policy...

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Texas bishop wants to turn 'Hispanic challenge' into opportunity

September 20, 2018, Crux Now

FORT WORTH - Texas may be known as a state of "Lone Rangers," but for Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth, he's hoping the V Encuentro, taking place in his diocese this week, will be a chance to shed rugged individualism in the American Catholic Church for an embrace of a larger community. ...

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Statement on the Administrative Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Plan of Action

Fort Worth Diocese

September 20, 2018

Transparency and accountability are necessary to assist compassionately and respectfully the healing of victims of sexual abuse and misconduct especially as perpetrated by bishops, priests, or deacons. Transparency and accountability are required for the integrity of the teaching, administrative, and sacramental responsibilities of the office of bishop, the ministry of priests and deacons, and for the safety of the Church’s faithful parishioners. ...

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USCCB Administrative Committee Statement on Sex Abuse Scandals; Committee Releases Actions to be Taken
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Bishop Olson Statement on Release of Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report
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Bishop Olson Letter regarding former Cardinal McCarrick
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Safe Environment

The Office of Safe Environment is committed to protecting vulnerable children, youths, and adults in the Diocese of Fort Worth, and is in the process of implementing an enhanced safe environment program that strengthens the protection of minors and vulnerable adults.
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North Texas Catholic: A Safer Church: Diocese launches enhanced Safe Environment Program

NewsTalk WBAP: Chris Salcedo talks to Bishop Michael Olson

WFAA Channel 8: Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth institutes new educational training program to prevent sexual abuse

Dallas News: Policies aren't enough to protect children from abuse, churches must take action

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