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Morality dictates Hubertus haunted house's closing, bishop says

A popular Hubertus haunted house will close its doors this year after the Archdiocese of Milwaukee requested the attraction be discontinued due to depictions of “evil ...

DSHA basketball standout chooses Notre Dame

Arike Ogunbowale wore her Divine Savior Holy Angels uniform skirt with a Team USA women’s basketball warm-up windbreaker buttoned all the way to the top.In an Oct. 24 ...

Fiesta for St. Francis

More than 300 children, from Lumen Christi Parish, Mequon, and several south side parishes, joined together Oct. 4 to celebrate a St. Francis Faith Fiesta at St. Vincent de ...

Parents cherish 'gifts from God'

After a normal, full-term pregnancy, following all of the doctors’ orders, routine check-ups and ultra sounds, Dan and Deb Brezgel of Oconomowoc were ready to welcome their ...

Sunny schools' walk

The contingent from St. Katharine Drexel School, Beaver Dam, awaits the start of the walk. As of Oct. 28, the event had raised more than $336,000, with Christ King, ...

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Muslim leaders worldwide issue stern rebuke to ISIS

Muslim leaders worldwide issue stern rebuke to ISIS

WASHINGTON — More than 100 Muslim leaders - clerics and laypeople alike - have signed on to a letter criticizing the Middle East Muslim military group...

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Chicago's new archbishop to live in rectory at Holy Name Cathedral

Chicago's new archbishop to live in rectory at Holy Name Cathedral

CHICAGO — Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, who will succeed Chicago Cardinal Francis E. George in mid-November, told the priests of the Archdiocese of Chic...

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Cardinal Pell calls for 'no doctrinal back-flips' at next family synod

ROME — Looking ahead to the October 2015 world Synod of Bishops on the family, Cardinal George Pell said the task for Catholics "over the next 12 mont...

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Pope Francis calls for abolishing death penalty

Pope Francis calls for abolishing death penalty

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis called for abolition of the death penalty as well as life imprisonment, and denounced what he called a "penal populism" th...

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Mexican church responds in case of missing students

MEXICO CITY — The Archdiocese of Mexico City called for a "reconstruction of the country" in response to the disappearance of 43 teacher trainees in a...

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For all the saints

For all the saints

Students participated in activities as part of a costume dance party for students involved in the ARISE program at St. Gregory the Great Parish, Milwa...

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Story of St. Camillus told on stage

Story of St. Camillus told on stage

Nearly two years ago, the Catholic Herald published a story about a play, “The Life and Times of Fr. Mark Brandl,” which Jim Santilli – long involved ...

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Mount Mary hosts prayerful homecoming

Mount Mary hosts prayerful homecoming

Mount Mary University alumnae, students, faculty and friends converged on the campus Oct. 6 through Oct. 10 to celebrate Homecoming 2014. While most c...

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Area Catholic hospitals prepare for Ebola

Following the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in West African countries, and subsequent cases in the U.S., local Catholic hospitals are ensuring he...

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'Time to apply the law,' bankruptcy judge tells attorneys

'Time to apply the law,' bankruptcy judge tells attorneys

In spite of the pleadings of Attorney Jeffrey Anderson, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Susan V. Kelley ruled Wednesday, Oct. 22, that the Milwaukee Archdiocese...

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The November issue of Catholic Herald Family is hot off the press!

October 31, 2014

The November issue of Catholic Herald Family is hot off the press!

Check out the November 2014 issue of Catholic Herald Family, featuring stories like the family whose third child, Calvin, was born deaf and without eyes, as well as contests! Find support through com...

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