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Photos: Matthew Colle ordained to priesthood

Fr. Matthew Colle was ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, July 2, by Bishop David Ricken at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay. (Compass photos by Sam...
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Ojibwe artist’s beadwork selected for display at U.S. Embassy to Holy See

Jessica Gokey of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., is seen in this undated photo. The Ojibwe artist "paints" images of flora and fauna sewing two tiny Czech seed beads...
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After shooting, cardinal urges unity to ‘build path to safety and peace’

People in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Ill., visit the site of a July 4, 2022, mass shooting that took place during the city's parade for Independence...
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Pope reflects on papacy in interview with Argentine news agency

Pope Francis answers questions posed by Bernarda Llorente, the president of Télam, the Argentine news agency, during an interview June 20, 2022, in the Domus Sanctae Marthae where...
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Pope asks Catholics to study Vatican II before Holy Year 2025

This is the logo chosen by the Vatican for the Holy Year 2025. Pope Francis has chosen the theme, "Pilgrims of Hope," for the jubilee year, which is...
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Fr. Robert Rhyner dies at age 88

Fr. Robert “Bob” Rhyner ALLOUEZ — Fr. Robert “Bob” Rhyner, whose ministries included serving parishes, hospitals, married couples, and the Hmong Catholic community, died June 29 at age...
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Fr. Ted Lewandowski dies at age 91

Fr. Ted Lewandowski ALLOUEZ — Fr. Theodore “Ted” Lewandowski, priest celebrant since 2017 at St. Patrick Parish, Lebanon, died on June 15 at his home in Waupaca. He...
Norbertine Abbot Dane Radecki greets one of the Afghan refugees who attended the Catholic Charities of Green Bay World Day for Refugees celebration June 20 at Resurrection Church in Allouez, Wis. The Norbertine Abbey in De Pere, Wis., hosted an Afghan refugee family after their arrival in the United States. Abbot Radecki said he tutored two of the family's children living at the abbey. (Sam Lucero | The Compass)

Catholic Charities celebrates World Refugee Day

Norbertine Abbot Dane Radecki greets one of the Afghan refugees who attended the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay World Refugee Day celebration June 20 at...
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New Catholic Charities office formed

Jesse Brunette ALLOUEZ — Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay has formed a new office to promote services and program offerings to rural communities. The Office...
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Fr. Philip Dinh-Van-Thiep to retire on July 1

Fr. Philip Dinh-Van-Thiep LAKEWOOD — He’s 73 — past the usual retirement age of 70 for Green Bay diocesan priests. He’s been pastor of St. Mary of the...
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Fr. Bergsbaken looks forward to next chapter

Fr. Dennis Bergsbaken NEENAH — Fr. Dennis Bergsbaken will take many memories of good, caring people that he met during his 44-year priesthood into his retirement when he...

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Pope Francis speaks during an exclusive interview with Reuters Senior Correspondent Philip Pullella at the Vatican July 2, 2022. (CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters)

In interview, pope condemns abortion, says he’s not resigning

Pro-life demonstrators are seen near the Supreme Court in Washington June 15, 2022. The court overruled the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision in its ruling in the Dobbs case on a Mississippi law banning most abortions after 15 weeks June 24. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

March for Life will continue until ‘abortion is unthinkable,’ says official

A priest holds the Eucharist in this illustration taken May 27, 2021. The "sense of mystery" and awe Catholics should experience at Mass is prompted by an awareness of sacrifice of Christ and his real presence in the Eucharist, Pope Francis said in a document released June 29, 2022. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Catholics need better understanding of the Mass, pope says

Abortion demonstrators are seen near the Supreme Court in Washington June 24, 2022, as the court overruled the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision in its ruling in the Dobbs case on a Mississippi law banning most abortions after 15 weeks. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Lori: Roe’s reversal is call to ‘redouble’ efforts to help moms and babies

A member of the Missionaries of Charity is pictured in a file photo near an image of St. Teresa of Kolkata during Mass at the cathedral in Managua, Nicaragua. The religious order has been expelled from Nicaragua. (CNS photo/Oswaldo Rivas, Reuters)

Missionaries of Charity kicked out of Nicaragua

Kate Basi, a liturgical composer and member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Choir in Columbia, Mo., is seen in this undated photo. On June 8, 2022, the Association of Catholic Publishers named her hymn "Come, All You Thirsty" as its 2022 Song of the Year. (CNS photo/Phu Nguyen, courtesy The Catholic Missourian)

Catholic composer says national honor for her hymn is ‘a tremendous gift’

Joe Kennedy, former assistant coach at Bremerton High School outside of Seattle, is seen in this undated photo. In a decision June 27, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that Kennedy had a constitutional right to pray at the 50-yard line after his team's games. (CNS photo/courtesy First Liberty Institute)

Supreme Court sides with coach in public school prayer case

This is the official logo and theme of Pope Francis visit to Canada. The pope will visit Canada July 24-29 and return to Rome July 30. (CNS photo/Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops)

Vatican releases itinerary for papal trip to Canada

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