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Bishop Hying makes film debut in ‘Crux’

Bishop Donald J. Hying launched Ahava Productions’ first day of filming in May 2014, by asking, “Did you ever wonder how we got here?” “The moment I heard that, I ...

Immigration frustration: Getting stuck between legal, illegal worlds

The possibility of deportation lingers as a fear for immigrants as individuals can easily become unlawful residents while still trying to abide by immigration laws. Fr. Max ...

In memory of Archie: Parish to help in fight against heroin addiction

Musicians in Oconomowoc will “Enter the Season with Song,” on Sunday, but the joy of the season will be mingled with the sad reality of an epidemic sweeping Wisconsin ...

Immigration frustration: When doing everything right doesn't work

It was just after midnight on June 6, 2013, when Fr. Pat Heppe, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s vicar for clergy, was awoken by his ringing cell phone. Weeks after his ...

Priest, musician team up for parish mission, CD

“You have the ugliest toes I have ever seen in my life,” exclaimed 5-year-old Michael, after observing the sandaled feet of Fr. Domenic Roscioli at Festa Italiana. More ...

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Cuba-U.S. reset long promoted by church leaders in both countries

WASHINGTON –– A not-insignificant part of the diplomatic coup pulled off by the White House and Cuban leaders Dec. 17 was that hardly anyone knew they...

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Pope Francis credited for urging U.S., Cuba to normalize relations

Pope Francis credited for urging U.S., Cuba to normalize relations

WASHINGTON –– Pope Francis personally appealed to President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro this year to encourage both leaders to normal...

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As nuns face off against traffickers, priests asked to join the fight

As nuns face off against traffickers, priests asked to join the fight

VATICAN CITY –– Leaving their habits behind and disguised along with police in regular clothes, a small group of three or four nuns raid brothels in K...

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Kerry asks Vatican for help in relocating Guantanamo detainees

VATICAN CITY –– U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with his Vatican counterpart Dec. 15, and asked him to support the Obama administration's effor...

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Extra rooms needed for millions coming to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Thousands of people have already registered for next year's World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, according to the event's organiz...

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Bishop Hying makes film debut in ‘Crux’

Bishop Hying makes film debut in ‘Crux’

Bishop Donald J. Hying launched Ahava Productions’ first day of filming in May 2014, by asking, “Did you ever wonder how we got here?” “The moment I ...

Read more

Immigration frustration: Getting stuck between legal, illegal worlds

Immigration frustration: Getting stuck between legal, illegal worlds

The possibility of deportation lingers as a fear for immigrants as individuals can easily become unlawful residents while still trying to abide by imm...

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Cardinal Burke decries 'spiritual seasickness' in culture

Cardinal Burke decries 'spiritual seasickness' in culture

Christians today find themselves in a secularized society, warned Cardinal Raymond L. Burke in a keynote address to about 300 people Thursday, Dec. 4...

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In memory of Archie: Parish to help in fight against heroin addiction

In memory of Archie: Parish to help in fight against heroin addiction

Musicians in Oconomowoc will “Enter the Season with Song,” on Sunday, but the joy of the season will be mingled with the sad reality of an epidemic sw...

Read more

Immigration frustration: When doing everything right doesn't work

Immigration frustration: When doing everything right doesn't work

It was just after midnight on June 6, 2013, when Fr. Pat Heppe, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s vicar for clergy, was awoken by his ringing cell phone...

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Hot off the press! The December 2014 issue of Family!

November 27, 2014

Hot off the press! The December 2014 issue of Family!

Cuddle up next to to the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and flip through the latest issue of Catholic Herald Family. The Catholic Herald Family Staff wishes you and your family a Merry Christmas! ...

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  • Watch for Lord's coming this Advent - Scripture Reflections, Mary Matestic
  • Real church is more than a building - In Exile, Fr. Ronald Rolheiser
  • Weekly fish fries, Events, Kids' Page, Have You Heard?
  • Bishops' calendars
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