The bishops of Texas issued the following statement regarding the situation in Texas predicated by winter storms: We are grateful for the outpouring of concern from around the world for all who have been affected by the severe weather conditions in Texas. The generosity of Texans who are reaching out to help their neighbors, even…

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Victoria, Dallas dioceses’ teachers honored as Teachers of the Year Dr. Diana Torres Rivera, who teaches at Bishop Dunne Catholic School in Dallas, and Donna Kunz, a faculty member at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in Schulenburg, have been tapped by the Texas Catholic Conference Bishops as the 2021 High School Teacher of the…

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Human Life Protection Act and Texas Chemical Abortion Safety Protocol bill provide protection for unborn Texans and expectant mothers MEDIA RELEASE JANUARY 22, 2021 AUSTIN — On this tragic anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (TCCB) has endorsed two major pro-life bills which have bipartisan support in the…

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In a time of economic hardship, Consumer Bureau goes to bat for predatory lenders AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Fair Lending Alliance, an alliance of more than 60 nonprofit organizations across Texas, and Texas Faith Leaders 4 Fair Lending, a coalition of hundreds of faith leaders led by the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops and the…

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The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops offers our prayers for George Floyd, his family and friends, and all those affected by his killing and the events that followed in Minnesota. As the US Bishops stated in their recent pastoral letter, “Open Wide Our Hearts,” the injustice and harm racism causes are an attack on the…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon discusses TCCB work during the pandemic… Director of Education Lisette Allen shares message to Catholic schools… Texas Catholic Historical Society participates in annual meeting A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director I sincerely hope and pray our TCV readers and their loved…

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Espanol On Wednesday, 25 March, the feast of the Annunciation, the bishops of Texas join Pope Francis, who has invited “the Heads of the Churches and the leaders of every Christian community, together with all Christians of the various confessions, to invoke the Almighty, the omnipotent God, to recite at the same time the prayer that Jesus,…

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