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Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

By Carol Zimmermann
Catholic News Service

October 27, 2020

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A divided Senate, in a 52-48 vote, confirmed Amy Coney Barrett as a justice for the Supreme Court the evening of Oct. 26 and soon afterward she was sworn in by Justice Clarence Thomas at a White House ceremony.

Voter at voting machine

Faithful citizens: How you can make your prophetic voice heard this election

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

October 12, 2020

FORT WORTH — Father Balaji Boyalla, SAC, has an important milestone coming up — his first opportunity to vote in a United States presidential election.

Everything's gonna be alright - God is all about hope

By Jeff Hedglen
North Texas Catholic 
October 13, 2020

daisyThis year seems to be one crisis on top of another, and it seems like each week brings another to the forefront. Some are lingering through the whole year, some come and go, and some seem to be getting louder with each passing month.

Midwestern students tackle Church teachings on racism, human dignity

By Jenara Kocks Burgess
North Texas Catholic
October 19, 2020

Midwestern student Omar CombieWICHITA FALLS — Recognizing that every person has dignity that comes from God is key to helping our country be healed from racism, according to four speakers at Midwestern State University’s Catholic Campus Center in Wichita Falls.

Hispanic-Latino roots run deep in Diocese of Fort Worth: Part 3

By Jerry Circelli
North Texas Catholic
October 8, 2020

Deacon Anastasio Perez, left, Rev. Raul Martinez LopezBy 1925, Bishop Lynch said the challenge of keeping up with the growing number of Hispanic Catholics “became pressing.”

Our time to shine: Father James Flynn reflects on the pandemic

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic 
October 26, 2020

fATHER James FlynnKELLER — Overwhelmed by the enormity of the coronavirus pandemic? Worried about health, finances, or general well-being?

Profound and practical: Young Catholic Professionals celebrate ten years

By Kiki Hayden
North Texas Catholic
October 7, 2020

YCP founder Jennifer BaughFORT WORTH — In the spring of 2010, Jennifer Baugh was in a time of transition. She had just earned her MBA from Texas A&M and had moved to Dallas in anticipation of a consulting job.

World Mission Sunday emphasizes our baptismal call to mission

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
October 21, 2020

children playingCOLLEYVILLE — Father Jonathan Wallis, expounding on the Gospel reading of Matthew 22:15-21, recalled how Jesus, alluding to Caesar’s image on a Roman coin, instructed the Pharisees to “repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.”