- Feb 23, 2020
A historic rural Catholic church that had served its surrounding Central Texas farming community for more than a century has burned to the ground.
A Catholic priest has been arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge after he was accused of groping a woman in home hospice care while giving her the anointing of the sick.
Allen Hebert was 12-years-old in 1981, when he met Father Adrianus Johannes Willemsen – “Father Andy” – a Dutch priest serving in the Diocese of Austin. The priest later abused him.
Since Pope Francis appointed Bishop Daniel E. Garcia as the fifth bishop of Monterey, countless people have asked him, “How did you land that job?”
A series of explosions in central Texas are “appalling” according to a joint message issued by the bishops of Austin and San Antonio, where the attacks have occurred.