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VATICAN | CARDINAL KEVIN J. FARRELL

New Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, prefect of the new Vatican office for laity, family and life, carries his scroll after being made a cardinal by Pope Francis during a consistory in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Nov. 19. The pope created 17 new cardinals.(CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Former Dallas shepherd becomes Cardinal Farrell

By David Sedeño The Texas Catholic ROME—Pope Francis elevated 17 new cardinals to the College of Cardinals Nov. 19, including former Dallas Bishop Kevin J. Farrell, who is now the prelate of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life

CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

MISSION TRIPS 2016

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In the summer of 2016, 50 students and 25 chaperones from Dallas Catholic high schools traveled to Nicaragua for a 10-day mission trip.

PORTRAITS OF COURAGE

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A look at the five Dallas law enforcement officers who gave their lives while protecting citizens during a mass shooting in downtown Dallas in July 2016.

FAITH & FAMILY

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Early on a November morning, Kenndrick Mendieta bounded from the gym at Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep toward the campus’ athletic fields as clouds lifted on a fresh new day.

FAITH

Psalsm For Annabelle

How a child with special needs inspired a high school volleyball team, community and a family who heeded God’s call to protect life.

TEXAS CATHOLIC YOUTH

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Our site designed especially for youth features stories, photos and video focused on students. It also contains articles written by students for their peers.

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