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January 31, 2019
Diocese of Dallas releases list of names of all clergy with credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors in his diocese dating back to 1950 through today.

 

All Fifteen Catholic Dioceses in Texas will release names of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors

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Diocese of Dallas Reports Crimes by a Now Suspended Member of the Clergy

Bishop Edward J. Burns has made parishioners at St. Cecilia Catholic Church aware of allegations of sexual abuse by their former pastor, Reverend Edmundo Paredes.

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Monday December 10, 2018

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe - Thousands Expected Downtown

The annual celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is once again expected to draw thousands of faithful Catholics to the cathedral in downtown Dallas.


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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

All Fifteen Catholic Dioceses in Texas will release names of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors

Bishop Edward J. Burns says the Diocese of Dallas will release the names of all clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors in his diocese dating back to 1950 through today.


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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Dates, Times and Locations for Town Hall meetings and Ceremony of Sorrow announced

Bishop Burns has announced dates and times for further actions to work for the protection of children and youth in the Catholic Diocese of Dallas.


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Monday, August 20, 2018

Dallas Bishops and Priests Ask Pope to Hold Extraordinary Synod to Bring About Systemic Change

Bishop Edward J. Burns and priests in the Diocese of Dallas have petitioned Pope Francis by letter to hold an Extraordinary Synod, a meeting of the Church called for a special and urgent purpose, usually convened to decide an issue of doctrine, administration or application.


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Monday, August 20, 2018

Statement from the Diocese of Dallas

“Bishop Burns was prepared to announce this allegation in March, but there was concern for the victims who asked that it not be made public out of their great fear that it would compromise their anonymity in the community. ”


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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Diocese of Dallas Reports Crimes by a Now Suspended Member of the Clergy

From Bishop Burns: “With the utmost sensitivity to victims, I have pledged to continue efforts of transparency and need to make you aware of this atrocious and sad event.”


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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Update from Bishop Edward J. Burns on Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

"As a priest ordained for the Diocese of Pittsburg in 1983, I felt it was important to express my distress over the findings of the report. The Pennsylvania report was issued Tuesday afternoon and I have now had a chance to read more of it and would like to update you on what and who I know named in the report."

 

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Statement of Bishop Edward J. Burns on the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

"We cannot grow complacent or lukewarm in addressing this most critical issue. I recognize that my brother bishops and priests will only be able to restore the trust and credibility of our Church by truly being the men we say we are. "

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Friday, May 13, 2022

Faithful Invited to Fast and Pray the Rosary on Friday in Midst of Tensions Over Leaked Draft Supreme Court Opinion

As Catholics, let us witness to the beautiful gift of life with civility and love, and with our peaceful prayers and our compassionate service to all those in need.


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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Celebrate 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines and the Feast of Santo Niño de Cebú

Join us on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe to celebrate the faith and culture with which our Filipino brothers and sisters enrich the Catholic faith in the Diocese of Dallas.


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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

VIDEO: Roe Memorial Mass

North Texas faithful remember those lost and pray for a day when all children are protected and their mothers are supported.


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