Reactions to travel ban

Immigration and refugee protection have faced many new challenges in this country since last year’s presidential election. President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from six Muslim-majority … Read More

Putting names on immigrant faces

Immigrants are often in the news. Most recent was the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 26 ruling on President Trump’s order imposing a travel ban on people from … Read More

Don’t forget child migrants

In January, President Donald Trump issued a presidential memorandum reinstating a policy that prohibits U.S. funding for international health programs that promote or perform abortion services. That … Read More

No one deserves to end in a dumpster

Twelve years ago, a homeless man, named Clayton Schroeder, died on a downtown Green Bay porch in the cold of winter. His death ultimately led to the … Read More

Opioid addiction a national crisis

It seems that for every generation in the last century, a public health crisis surfaced involving drug abuse. Cocaine, heroin, LSD, marijuana and amphetamines are among the … Read More

Pope Francis to meet with Trump

Vatican officials announced May 4 that President Donald Trump will visit the Vatican on May 24 as part of a trip that includes stops in Brussels, Sicily, … Read More

Crowdfunding isn’t for medical care

The World Wide Web has given birth to many valuable projects and one of the most popular and successful is called crowdfunding. While the practice of requesting … Read More

Two initiatives offer hope for the church

“Hope springs eternal in the human breast,” wrote the 18th-century English poet Alexander Pope. With statistics that show church attendance declining and interest in organized religion waning, … Read More

Holy Land: Then and now

This weekend Christians celebrate the paschal mystery of our faith: the Passion, death and resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Through his death on the … Read More

Palm Sunday and God’s plan

This weekend we observe Palm Sunday and Jesus’ triumphant entrance into Jerusalem. Of course, it was short-lived, as his betrayers would soon scheme against him and hand … Read More