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Bishop Morneau requests withdrawal from public ministry


Bishop Ricken meets with media

Press briefing gives opportunity to discuss Bishop Morneau letter

ALLOUEZ – The Diocese of Green Bay will soon hire an independent agency to review all priest files, according to Bishop David Ricken. He made the announcement … Read More

Bishop Morneau requests withdrawal from public ministry

ALLOUEZ — Bishop Robert Morneau, retired auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Green Bay, has requested and has been granted a withdrawal from all public ministry. In … Read More

Diocesan employee pens song based on Bishop Ricken’s ‘Disciples on Way’ letter

'Discover Jesus' captures mission, vision of diocese in song

ALLOUEZ — Have you ever wanted to sing along to a pastoral letter from your bishop? Now, people in the Diocese of Green Bay, who have heard … Read More


Cardinal beatifies 22-year-old Romanian as ‘martyr to chastity’

WARSAW, Poland — A 22-year-old Romanian peasant has taken a step closer to sainthood as a “martyr to chastity,” six decades after she was murdered while resisting … Read More

Pa. bishops support creating fund to compensate survivors of sex abuse

PHILADELPHIA — The bishops of Pennsylvania’s eight Roman Catholic dioceses are supporting creation of an independent fund to compensate survivors of clergy sexual abuse. Ever since the … Read More

Pope prays for victims of ferry disaster in Tanzania

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis mourned the loss of more than 200 lives in a ferry accident on Lake Victoria near the Tanzanian island of Ukara. He … Read More

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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