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U.S. Bishops’ President Calls for Building the “Beloved Community,” Inspired by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Example
January 16, 2020
“As our nation prepares to commemorate the life and witness of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., we are grateful for his courageous stand in solidarity with all who suffer injustice and his witness of love and nonviolence in the struggle for social change. But we are once again painfully aware that we are still far off from his dream for America, the ‘beloved community’ for which he gave his life.
“We have come a long way in our country, but we have not come nearly far enough. Too many hearts and minds are clouded by racist presumptions of privilege and too many injustices in our society are still rooted in racism and discrimination. Too many young African American men are still being killed in our streets or spending their best years behind bars...
Bishop Olson embarks on first “ad limina” visit
January 15, 2020
by Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
FORT WORTH — Bishop Michael Olson will travel to Rome for his first “ad limina apostolorum” visit, which begins January 20 and includes his 17 brother bishops from Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
Meaning “on the threshold of the Apostles,” the ad limina visit will incorporate a pilgrimage to the tombs of St. Peter and St. Paul, as well as Masses at the Rome basilicas of St. Peter, St. Paul Outside the Walls, St. John Lateran, and St. Mary Major.
Bishop Olson said offering Mass at the tombs of St. Peter and St. Paul is the most important aspect of the visit. “It’s an opportunity for the bishop, on behalf of the people, priests, and religious of his diocese, to pray with them...
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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.