Pope Benedict XVI
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The Catholic Diocese of Dallas will host a special mass for Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday. The man who will preside over that ceremony reflected on the Pope’s time.
The Vatican is raising the possibility that the conclave to elect the next pope might start earlier than March 15, the earliest date possible under current rules that require a 15-20 day waiting period after the papacy becomes vacant.
The papal shockwaves rippled across the world — all the way to North Texas. News that Pope Benedict is resigning surprised the world. At first, Bishop Kevin Farrell, of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, thought the whole thing was a joke.
Catholic leaders across North Texas have been reacting to the sudden news of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation.
A Roman Catholic priest in North Texas has been named bishop of the diocese of Orange, California.
On father and son pair of Episcopal priests will be ordained as Catholic priests Saturday morning.
Tourists and Christian pilgrims packed Bethlehem for Christmas celebrations, bringing warm holiday cheer to the traditional birthplace of Jesus.