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Pope Benedict XVI officially joins Twitter
Pope Benedict XVI officially joins the Twitterverse with the announcement of his Twitter handle (@Pontifex). His Holiness joins our very own Bishop Farrell (@Bishop_Farrell), Cardinal Dolan, and other Catholic notables in sharing the good news of Jesus Christ, 140 characters at a time.

Pope Benedict XVI officially joins Twitter

Pope Benedict XVI officially joins the Twitterverse with the announcement of his Twitter handle (@Pontifex). His Holiness joins our very own Bishop Farrell (@Bishop_Farrell), Cardinal Dolan, and other Catholic notables in sharing the good news of Jesus Christ, 140 characters at a time.



Pope Benedict XVI reflects diversity in Catholic Church with Cardinal selections
Shortly after announcing he was creating six new cardinals, Pope Benedict XVI said he was doing so to show that "the church is a church of all peoples, (and) speaks in all languages." These new additions to the College of Cardinals also reflect the diversity in the church here in the Catholic Diocese of Dallas.

Pope Benedict XVI reflects diversity in Catholic Church with Cardinal selections

Shortly after announcing he was creating six new cardinals, Pope Benedict XVI said he was doing so to show that "the church is a church of all peoples, (and) speaks in all languages." These new additions to the College of Cardinals also reflect the diversity in the church here in the Catholic Diocese of Dallas.



2013-2016 USCCB Strategic Plan
To accomplish both the general mission goals and priority goals for a given planning cycle, the bishops of the USCCB choose to focus their attention and work on a number of mission responsibilities, mission relationships, and administrative tasks. Read more about the outline of the goals of the next planning cycle here.

2013-2016 USCCB Strategic Plan

To accomplish both the general mission goals and priority goals for a given planning cycle, the bishops of the USCCB choose to focus their attention and work on a number of mission responsibilities, mission relationships, and administrative tasks. Read more about the outline of the goals of the next planning cycle here.



Catholic Charities of Dallas leads the country in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applications
The new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals process allows certain young people who were brought to the United States as children, and who meet specific guidelines, to request consideration of deferred action from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Catholic Charities of Dallas is leading the country in assisting those who wish to apply, having helped over 1,200 people process DACA applications since September 2012.

Catholic Charities of Dallas leads the country in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applications

The new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals process allows certain young people who were brought to the United States as children, and who meet specific guidelines, to request consideration of deferred action from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Catholic Charities of Dallas is leading the country in assisting those who wish to apply, having helped over 1,200 people process DACA applications since September 2012.



November is National Adoption Month
All children are a blessing, but an adopted child is a special blessing, not only for the adopted parents, but for the child and the birth parents. Adoption is an unselfish choice by the birth parents who want to give their child a stable home, but for whatever reason, cannot provide one. It is also an unselfish act by the adoptive parents who covenant to love, protect and nurture the child. It is truly a profound example of adults working together for the good of a child.

November is National Adoption Month

All children are a blessing, but an adopted child is a special blessing, not only for the adopted parents, but for the child and the birth parents. Adoption is an unselfish choice by the birth parents who want to give their child a stable home, but for whatever reason, cannot provide one. It is also an unselfish act by the adoptive parents who covenant to love, protect and nurture the child. It is truly a profound example of adults working together for the good of a child.