• Catholics of color describe challenges they face in church lacking diversity

Local

Shrine will celebrate feast of Assumption on Aug. 15

CHAMPION — The National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help will celebrate the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a novena leading up to the … Read More

Bishop Ricken to ordain eight men to diaconate at cathedral on Aug. 1

ALLOUEZ — Bishop David Ricken will ordain eight men to the diaconate at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Green Bay. Attendance is … Read More

Catholics of color describe challenges they face in church lacking diversity

Born in Laos, Khou Thor moved with her family to France when she was 5. She came to Green Bay to attend college and has lived here … Read More

Nation/World

Explosion in Beirut adds suffering to Lebanon’s dire situation

AMMAN, Jordan — Hospitals in the Lebanese capital are overwhelmed with those suffering injuries from a massive explosion in Beirut’s port, causing widespread damage the city and … Read More

Vatican workers who meet public tested for COVID-19 antibodies

VATICAN CITY — Vatican employees and workers who have contact with the public are being tested for the antibodies for COVID-19, said the new director of the … Read More

German author says retired Pope Benedict is ‘extremely frail’

VATICAN CITY — An author with a long and close relationship to retired Pope Benedict XVI told a German newspaper that the 93-year-old retired pope is “extremely … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

DACA recipient: ‘My message would be of love’

Sam Lucero | The Compass

ALLOUEZ – The Supreme Court began hearing arguments Nov. 12 in a case that could eventually end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as … Read More

Pocket crosses still making impact

Sam Lucero | The Compass

ALLOUEZ – A good deed’s impact may never be known, but Karen Schramel of Woodstock, Ill., was determined to make known the “miracle of the Lord” she … Read More

‘Gather the children in this wild country’

Sam Lucero | The Compass

The story of the Blessed Mother appearing to Adele Brise in 1859 has been retold countless times, generation after generation. The message Our Lady of Good Help, … Read More