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Aug 4, 2019 - 04:35 am .- Pope Francis Sunday remembered the victims, and the families of the victims, of recent shootings in Texas, California, and Ohio, asking for prayers.
Jul 30, 2019 - 05:30 pm .- Federal agents have joined the investigation of a fire that ravaged and destroyed a 125 year-old landmark Catholic Church in central Texas on Monday.
Jun 22, 2019 - 08:01 am .- Three priests have filed suits against the Diocese of Corpus Christi and its bishop, claiming that they were wrongfully included in a list of clerics credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor within the diocese.
May 15, 2019 - 10:30 am .- Officers executed a warrant on the chancery offices at 7:30 am local time.
Apr 5, 2019 - 12:17 am .- The state of Texas has banned all prison chaplains from its execution chamber, following a Supreme Court decision that halted the execution of a Buddist man who was denied the presence of his chaplain.
Mar 29, 2019 - 06:00 pm .- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is investigating the San Antonio City Council for potential First Amendment violations. The council voted last week to disinvite Chick-fil-A from opening a store in the city-owned airport based on the religious beliefs of Chick-fil-A’s executives.
Mar 7, 2019 - 04:52 pm .- The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist had a problem.
Feb 27, 2019 - 05:34 pm .- The reputed migration emergency is ultimately not about people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, but about caring for the disadvantaged and the difficulties migrants and asylum seekers face in their efforts to reach safety, Archbishop Gustavo-Siller of San Antonio has said.
Feb 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- The Consolidated Appropriations Act would provide $1.3 billion in funding for the construction of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border but contains a list of five specific places where these funds cannot be used to build a wall, the third of which is the site of La Lomita Chapel. 
Jan 18, 2019 - 06:59 pm .- The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated Thursday a previous injunction barring Texas from stripping Planned Parenthood affiliates of Medicaid funding.
Oct 30, 2018 - 03:19 pm .- Four states, including Texas and Florida, are in the crosshairs of an anti-religious freedom funders’ network that coordinated the successful effort to recognize gay marriage in law.
Aug 23, 2018 - 04:43 pm .- A Texas priest under investigation for sexual abuse has disappeared, the Diocese of Dallas announced this week. Officials believe he may have fled to his native country, the Philippines.
Jun 20, 2018 - 01:26 pm .- The 23 bishops of Texas will not have to turn over emails and other communications to an abortion provider, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday.
Jun 20, 2018 - 01:04 am .- Dozens of pro-life laws in Texas are being challenged in a lawsuit claiming that they pose an undue burden on women, but a national pro-life group says abortion regulations are important for women’s health and safety.
May 21, 2018 - 08:00 pm .- In a legal case that includes allegations of death-hastening drug use and falsified do-not-resuscitate orders, a former hospice executive has admitted speeding the deaths of patients to boost the company’s profits.
May 18, 2018 - 01:22 pm .- Church leaders voiced their closeness to victims of a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday, calling Catholics to pray for all those affected.
Mar 1, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops has suggested churches in Texas sever ties with pro-life group Texas Right to Life, encouraging Catholic to volunteer with other pro-life groups in the state.
Dec 28, 2017 - 12:01 am .- A partnership among the Diocese of Brownsville, businesses, and other community partners aims to create a self-sustaining space where area residents can learn, play, find services, and meet others from different backgrounds.
Nov 7, 2017 - 06:15 am .- On Tuesday, Pope Francis voiced his sorrow after 26 people were killed at a Baptist Church in Texas over the weekend, offering his support and praying that such acts of meaningless violence would come to an end.
Oct 23, 2017 - 03:21 pm .- Texas' bishops have welcomed the decision of an appeals court delaying the government-assisted procurement of an abortion by an undocumented teenager who is under federal custody in the state.