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For MU president, Michael Lovell, faith comes first

Amy Lovell was asked to be part of the committee planning her husband, Michael Lovell’s inauguration as the 24th president of Marquette University.Marquette University ...

Marquette remembers slain graduate James Foley

His first memory of James Foley is of a young man playing rugby in his hiking boots.More than 900 people attend a prayer vigil Aug. 26 honoring the life of slain ...

St. Lawrence Seminary celebrates enrollment growth, new facilities

Enrollment increases and rejuvenated dorm facilities at St. Lawrence High School Seminary are putting a positive light on the campus in spite of a March 8 fire that destroyed ...

New Alverno campus taking shape

With college students back in school, the women at Alverno College might feel like they’re on a whole new campus.Associate vice president for student affairs and dean of ...

Former principal founds religious community

The Missionaries of the Word became a religious community officially recognized by the church May 1 when Peggy Duemling professed final vows and became Mother Catherine. In ...

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Christian leaders meet Obama, discuss concerns for Mideast minorities

Christian leaders meet Obama, discuss concerns for Mideast minorities

WASHINGTON –– Eight Eastern Christian leaders spent 40 minutes talking to President Barack Obama about the situation of Christians and other minoritie...

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Pope appoints 2 U.S. priests to help tackle sexual abuse of minors

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis appointed two U.S. priests to top positions at the Vatican for dealing with the sexual abuse of minors. The pope named U...

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Federal government continues HHS case against Little Sisters of the Poor

DENVER — The federal government is pursuing its case against the Little Sisters of the Poor in an attempt to get the religious order to comply with ne...

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Catholics in Libya said to be 'trapped,' 'helpless' in latest chaos

OXFORD, England — Catholics in Libya have been left "afraid and unprotected," local Catholic leaders said, after Islamist militants seized Tripoli and...

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Pope sends condolences to family of second journalist slain by ISIS

Pope sends condolences to family of second journalist slain by ISIS

MIAMI — Pope Francis sent a letter of condolence to the family a Steven Sotloff, the second U.S. journalist slain this summer by ISIS, also known as I...

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Archbishop calls upon faithful to ‘encounter Jesus, grow as disciples’ in synodal declaration

Archbishop calls upon faithful to ‘encounter Jesus, grow as disciples’ in synodal declaration

Catholics in southeastern Wisconsin who ask, “What’s going to become of our church?” received a 23-page answer Sunday, Sept. 14, when Archbishop Jerom...

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Mediation to resume Sept. 22

ST. FRANCIS – Two days of mediation between attorneys for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors and attorneys and representatives from the Arc...

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Fr. Bergner steps down as Catholic Charities head

Fr. Bergner steps down as Catholic Charities head

Salvatorian Fr. David J. Bergner, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, announced his resignation Tuesday, Aug. 26...

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7 to be ordained to diaconate Saturday

7 to be ordained to diaconate Saturday

MILWAUKEE — Seven men will be ordained deacons for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee by Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki, at the Cathedral of St. John the Eva...

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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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This Week's Special Section

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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