The bishop said the diocese had received "irrefutable evidence" showing that reported Marian appearances and messages from St. Mark Church in Argyle under the title "Mystical Rose -- Our Lady of Argyle" are not true.
He first went to the local hospital and then to the reunification center where he stayed from 1 p.m. Aug. 3 until about 5:30 p.m. the next day. Some slept during the night in the school building, but mostly they just waited, anxious to hear about friends or family members.
Prosecutors investigating a sexual abuse case against a Houston-area priest searched the offices Wednesday of the local archdiocese, which is led by the cardinal who is heading the Roman Catholic Church's response in the U.S. to sexual misconduct.
Inspired by Medellín, María del Carmen Moncayo de Villaseñor and María Luisa Arroyo de Ramírez founded the association in Mexico City in 1973.