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A woman touches crosses setup at a memorial during a vigil on May 8, 2023, in Brownsville, Texas. The vigil was held in remembrance of the eight people killed May 7, 2023, and several injured after a man allegedly drove his car through a group of migrants waiting at a bus stop.

Catholic bishops respond to Texas tragedies that left 16 dead, including group of migrants

May 8, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The victims of the incident at the border were Venezuelan migrants who were waiting for a bus after spending the... Read more

Then-Archbishop Edward Burns of Anchorage-Juneau, 2015

Citing local COVID surge, Dallas diocese prolongs dispensation from Sunday obligation

Aug 11, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Diocese of Dallas announced this week that it is extending a dispensation from the Sunday obligation for Catholics, due... Read more

Bishop Edward J. Burns. CNA file photo.

Burns: 'Sensational' raid on Dallas chancery was 'traumatic' and unnecessary

May 21, 2019

The Bishop of Dallas says that a May 15 police raid on diocesan offices was sensationalism, traumatic, and a waste... Read more

Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Dallas. Texas. Via Shutterstock

Police search Dallas diocesan chancery

May 15, 2019

Officers executed a warrant on the chancery offices at 7:30 am local time.  Read more