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‘Unplanned’ seeks to make abortion ‘unthinkable’

Abby Johnson says movie depicting her life story opens eyes to reality of abortion

APPLETON — “For a long time, people have been waiting for this legislative cavalry to show up and, with one sweep of their swords, make abortion illegal. … Read More

Rite of Election welcomes adults seeking initiation into church

GREEN BAY — More than 100 men and women from around the Diocese of Green Bay, preparing for initiation into the Catholic faith at the Easter Vigil, … Read More

Antigo Catholic school alumni help fund construction of new gym floor

Maple wood floor follows upgraded sound system, bleachers

ANTIGO — With the help of donors spread across the nation, All Saints Catholic School is realizing a dream. Formed in 1998 by the parishes of St. … Read More

Nation/World

Pope amends canon law on religious who abandon their community

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has made it easier for a religious order to dismiss a member who leaves the community without permission, stays away and does … Read More

Australian church completes first phase of historic plenary council

SYDNEY — The Australian Catholic Church has completed the first phase of its 2020 Plenary Council, in which laypeople will be allowed to vote and decisions could … Read More

Founder, editorial staff of Vatican magazine resign

VATICAN CITY — Claiming a lack of support for open dialogue and for an editorial line run by women, the director and editorial staff of a Vatican … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

A polar vortex kind of day

Sam Lucero | The Compass

GREEN BAY — A severe snowstorm Jan. 28, followed by bitter cold temperatures Jan. 29 and 30, have most of Wisconsin in a winter icebox. Schools, businesses … Read More

Sixties garage band memories

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

Who hasn’t heard a garage band? Drums, guitars and music loud enough to shake the walls. Back in the day — meaning the late 1960s — a … Read More

Biking for Babies team members thankful for support in diocese

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

I received handwritten messages from both Kevin Biese and Nick Vande Hey of Biking for Babies that included mentions of the support they have received from people … Read More