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Texas Carmelites Defy Bishop’s Order to Close Their Doors to the Faithful

Credit: Diocese of Fort Worth
Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth, Texas, and Rev. Mother Teresa Agnes Gerlach of the Most Holy Trinity Monastery in Arlington, Texas.

In an Aug. 18 statement on their website, the nuns said that Bishop Olson has subjected them to “unprecedented interference, intimidation, aggression, private and public humiliation, and spiritual manipulation.”