Bishops scrap welcome to gays in sign of split

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families.

Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end

| |Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented.

Jimmy Carter shares faith with Fort Worth volunteers

| |Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

The former president spent the week in Fort Worth and Dallas building homes for Habitat for Humanity.

Columbarium catches on at First United Methodist Church of Arlington

| |Monday, Oct. 06, 2014

It’s part of a nationwide growing trend of acceptance of cremation.

Pope Francis works at reconciling decades-old divisions among Latin American Catholics

| |Friday, Oct. 03, 2014

It’s been dubbed the “Francis effect.”

Candlelight services celebrate ‘light of the world’

| |Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013

At First Methodist Mansfield, services were held throughout the day Tuesday to commemorate the birth of Jesus.