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Alive 'n' Kickin' plans to roll despite setbacks

Those who know Greg Gesch agree on two things – he never lets anything stop him, and he never shows how much his battle with liver and colorectal cancer affects ...

'Indestructible faith' carried Cindy Lieb through bad times

When Fr. John Kern thinks of his dear friend Cindy Lieb, he thinks of the book, “Wounded Healer,” written in 1972 by Dutch priest Fr. Henri Nouwen.Cindy Lieb was healed ...

Pope Francis phones family of slain journalist James Foley

NEW YORK — Pope Francis phoned the bereaved family of James Foley, a U.S. journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Syria. Marquette University alum James Foley ...

Old school new location for Notre Dame Primary

A new school year can mean new school supplies, new clothes, new teachers, but for children attending Notre Dame Primary School, this year means a new location and ...

Major renovations underway at St. Anthony

Hardhats are out in full force at St. Anthony on the Lake Parish, Pewaukee, where several additions, including a parish life center, parish activity center, gymnasium and ...

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Middle East patriarchs meet diplomats, call for wiping out terrorists

BEIRUT — Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs of the Middle East denounced attacks on Christians and called upon the international community to work towar...

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Cardinal George joins cancer drug clinical trial

Cardinal George joins cancer drug clinical trial

CHICAGO — Chicago Cardinal Francis E. George is participating in a clinical research trial for a new cancer drug, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced...

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HHS issues new rules for opting out of mandate

WASHINGTON — In new actions related to the federal contraceptive mandate, the Obama administration has announced rules allowing religious nonprofits a...

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Archbishop Coakley drops lawsuit after stolen consecrated host returned

OKLAHOMA CITY — A stolen consecrated host that was at the center of a lawsuit filed by Archbishop Paul S. Coakley and intended for use at a planned Sa...

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Catholic school superintendent takes part in ALS ice bucket challenge

Catholic school superintendent takes part in ALS ice bucket challenge

CINCINNATI — Showing his support for those suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease, the superintendent of Catholic schools for the Cincinnati Archdiocese ...

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Bishops issue statement as 7th circuit court hears lawsuit

In a statement issued Tuesday, Aug. 26 by the Wisconsin Catholic Conference, the public policy voice of the state’s Catholic bishops, the bishops reaf...

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Walworth County Fair agrees to Catholic pro-life group presence

Walworth County Fair agrees to Catholic pro-life group presence

Teachings of the Catholic faith, including a controversial “baby in a bag” pro-life display, will be part of the 2014 Walworth County Fair under terms...

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Remembering Fr. Vic Capriolo

Remembering Fr. Vic Capriolo

“Dominus vobiscum”Fond du Lac artist Chuck Wydeven, a member of Holy Family Church, preserves the memory of his former pastor, Fr. Vic Capriolo, in th...

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Removing myths about purgatory

John B. Clote’s latest film, “Purgatory: The Forgotten Church,” tackles an area of doctrine which has become so uncomfortable for modern-day Catholics...

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Judge orders archdiocese to pay $1.35M in professional fees

Judge orders archdiocese to pay $1.35M in professional fees

For the first time in more than 17 months, professionals, including attorneys, involved in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorga...

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Relax with the latest issue of Mature Lifestyles

July 25, 2014

Relax with the latest issue of Mature Lifestyles

For many the summer is a time to relax. Read stories of time in a garden, love of the family dog, snacks and many more. Missionary found second home in Taiwan Author's life, writing rooted in spirit...

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