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Archbishop reflects on 40 years of priesthood

(This is the first of a three-part series.) I was asked by the Catholic Herald to offer my reflections on 40 years of priesthood through my Herald of Hope column. It’s ...

Called to serve God/country

“I wouldn’t be around today if it wasn’t for my chaplain assistant,” said Fr. John Perez, chaplain at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. He was deployed to ...

Speaker promotes ‘violins against violence’ in El Salvador

There was no better place for Sister of Charity Peggy O’Neill, Marquette University’s 2015 Commencement keynote speaker, to end her visit to Milwaukee than at the St. ...

School, parish pitch in to help family

Every May, the eighth-grade students at Prince of Peace School, Milwaukee, go on a retreat to Camp Gray in Reedsburg in the Madison Diocese for three days and two nights. For ...

Iowan behind Globetrotters' meeting with pope says event unforgettable

SIOUX CITY –– In 2000, Briar Cliff University grad Brett Meister was given the opportunity to meet a future saint.    Pope Francis smiles as he plays with ...

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Calls to end immigrant family detention gain momentum

WASHINGTON –– At least two major newspaper's editorial boards and a dozen members of Congress have joined the chorus calling for an end to jailing fam...

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Mother Teresa's canonization in 2016 only hypothetical, says Vatican

VATICAN CITY –– Despite reports in the Italian press that Blessed Teresa of Kolkata's canonization has been set for Sept. 4, 2016, a Vatican spokesman...

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As violence spirals, Salvadorans look to Archbishop Romero as example

As violence spirals, Salvadorans look to Archbishop Romero as example

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador –– If there's a place in need of salvation at this moment, it's this country named after Jesus Christ. Even as it gets ready...

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Iowan behind Globetrotters' meeting with pope says event unforgettable

Iowan behind Globetrotters' meeting with pope says event unforgettable

SIOUX CITY –– In 2000, Briar Cliff University grad Brett Meister was given the opportunity to meet a future saint.    Pope Francis smil...

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Archbishop Romero: Symbol of church leaders’ efforts to protect flocks

Archbishop Romero: Symbol of church leaders’ efforts to protect flocks

VATICAN CITY — Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who will be beatified in San Salvador May 23, has become a symbol of Latin American church leaders’...

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Called to serve God/country

Called to serve God/country

“I wouldn’t be around today if it wasn’t for my chaplain assistant,” said Fr. John Perez, chaplain at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. He w...

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Speaker promotes ‘violins against violence’ in El Salvador

Speaker promotes ‘violins against violence’ in El Salvador

There was no better place for Sister of Charity Peggy O’Neill, Marquette University’s 2015 Commencement keynote speaker, to end her visit to Milwaukee...

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Judge offers another opportunity for mediation

Twice since the Archdiocese of Milwaukee filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in January 2011, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and the Official Committee ...

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School, parish pitch in to help family

School, parish pitch in to help family

Every May, the eighth-grade students at Prince of Peace School, Milwaukee, go on a retreat to Camp Gray in Reedsburg in the Madison Diocese for three ...

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Pediatrician to save souls instead of bodies

Pediatrician to save souls instead of bodies

This is the second of two articles introducing the two men scheduled to be ordained priests for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee on Saturday, May 16, at t...

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This Week's Special Section

May 2015 issue of Catholic Herald Family hot off the press

April 30, 2015

May 2015 issue of Catholic Herald Family hot off the press

On our cover: Noel Gillespie, a 1996 graduate of Dominican High School, Whitefish Bay, has been a coach in the NBA for 13 years. Currently with the Denver Nuggets, he was in Milwaukee in February when...

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