Arlington Nuns File For Restraining Order Against Catholic Officials

Nuns inside an Arlington monastery are again looking outside their gates for help, filing a new lawsuit Monday that seeks to stop Catholic church officials and an association of monasteries from taking over their organization.

The suit asks a judge to issue a temporary restraining order against Bishop Michael Olson, the Fort Worth Diocese, and the Association of Christ the King in the United States of America. They should not be allowed on monastery property, the suit says, or be allowed to take any action on behalf of the monastery.

The new action follows a Vatican decree last week that said Christ the King was being given full governance over the Arlington Carmelite nuns and their Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity.

This is a separate suit from one the nuns filed in May of 2023 after Olson began an investigation into allegations the Rev. Mother Teresa Agnes had broken a vow of chastity through phone conversations with a priest at another monastery.

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