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How Catholic schools can survive, thrive

Catholic education is vital to communities and to the church, but if it’s to continue, it must be open to different delivery models and innovative ways of teaching. Laura ...

Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia in September

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said he would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September, making it the first confirmed stop on what is expected to be a ...

Bishop Hying gives 'immediate yes' to new assignment

When Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, informed Bishop Donald J. Hying on Monday, Nov. 10, that Pope Francis had appointed him bishop ...

Faith community says good-bye to 5-year-old

Hundreds of mourners, among them Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and members of the Milwaukee Police Department, gathered at Our Lady of Good Hope Church on Wednesday, Nov. 12, ...

Priest with ALS to undergo experimental treatment in India

Fr. Benjamin Reese, in residence at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Kenosha, who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease in 2013, ...

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As Obama unveils program, other efforts aim to help Central Americans

As Obama unveils program, other efforts aim to help Central Americans

WASHINGTON — As millions of immigrants celebrate the possibility of protection from deportation under a new Obama administration plan, among those who...

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Postal Service: Christmas stamp offers message of hope, wonder

Postal Service: Christmas stamp offers message of hope, wonder

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service unveiled its new Christmas stamp for the upcoming holiday season with a message that it hopes will continue beyon...

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Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia in September

Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia in September

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said he would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September, making it the first confirmed stop on wha...

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Catholic doctor who treated patients in Sierra Leone dies from Ebola

Catholic doctor who treated patients in Sierra Leone dies from Ebola

OMAHA — A Maryland Catholic doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while working at a Methodist hospital in the West African nation of Sierra Leon...

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Church protests beating deaths of Christian couple accused of blasphemy

Church protests beating deaths of Christian couple accused of blasphemy

THRISSUR, India ––Catholic leaders in Pakistan protested the Nov. 4 beatings and burning of a young Christian couple accused of desecrating the Quran...

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Racine Community Christmas Coalition needs help

For more than 40 years, city-owned public property in Racine and its municipalities were void of Christian symbolism – there were no Nativity scenes o...

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How Catholic schools can survive, thrive

How Catholic schools can survive, thrive

Catholic education is vital to communities and to the church, but if it’s to continue, it must be open to different delivery models and innovative way...

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Next Chapter 11 court date Feb. 10

MILWAUKEE — Claims, assets and insurance comprised the trinity when attorneys for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and the Official Committee of Unsecured...

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Conversation on racism begins

Conversation on racism begins

The conversation about racism is eerily silent in the Catholic church, according to School Sister of Notre Dame Shawnee Marie Daniels-Sykes, and it’s ...

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Bishop Hying gives 'immediate yes' to new assignment

Bishop Hying gives 'immediate yes' to new assignment

When Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, informed Bishop Donald J. Hying on Monday, Nov. 10, that Pope Francis h...

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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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