• Service puts spotlight on human trafficking

Local

Diocese releases names of priests with abuse allegations

ALLOUEZ — The Diocese of Green Bay has released the names of 47 diocesan priests who have substantiated allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. The list … Read More

Service puts spotlight on human trafficking

Attendees at Jan. 11 event in Allouez buoyed by rescue of Barron County teen

ALLOUEZ — A moment of exuberance brightened an otherwise somber evening discussion on human trafficking Jan. 11 at St. Matthew Church. At the opening prayer of “A … Read More

Catholic school student’s essay offers personal perspective on adoption

Katie Polasky says she’s grateful her birth mother chose adoption

ASHWAUBENON — If Katie Polasky could speak to her birth mother, she would express her gratitude. “I would tell her that I’m thankful that she gave me … Read More

Nation/World

Seeking Christ’s face: Some believe hilltop shrine holds true relic

MANOPPELLO, Italy  — At the Shrine of the Holy Face in Manoppello, visitors see a transparent cloth encased between two glass panes within an ornate silver frame … Read More

‘So small a thing’ can be a big deal, bishop says at march vigil’s end

WASHINGTON  — Bishop Barry C. Knestout of Richmond, Virginia, quoted from Catholic author J.R.R. Tolkien to make a pro-life point during his homily at the Jan. 18 … Read More

With Zimbabwe in turmoil over fuel hikes, archbishop calls for restraint

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — After reports of multiple deaths in violent protests over steep fuel price hikes in Zimbabwe, Archbishop Robert Ndlovu of Harare called for … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

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

Choosing a new rosary

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

The first time I stepped foot into St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay was for a Rite of Election Mass celebrated in early spring 1986 by … Read More