Kodi Lee and prenatal screening tests

One of the most-watched reality television programs is the hugely popular “America’s Got Talent.” Each episode features several contestants who try to impress a panel of judges … Read More

Our throw-away culture

Pope Francis has constantly preached against a “throw-away culture,” one that disregards human life and pollutes Mother Earth. Most recently, he condemned the waste of food, a … Read More

Compassion for the mentally ill

The recent incident of vandalism and arson at St. Matthew Church shifted from a possible case of religious intolerance to a case study on mental health awareness. … Read More

Let’s recognize spiritual mothers

On Mother’s Day, we traditionally honor women who have born children and/or raised them as physical mothers. That was the intent when Anna Jarvis began the campaign … Read More

Cut the gossip, says the pope

Psst! Did you hear? Even hairdressers and barbers gossip. During an address on Monday, April 29, to Hairstylists of the Committees of St. Martin de Porres, an … Read More

Notre Dame Cathedral fire

Catholics entered Holy Week by witnessing one of their faith’s iconic churches — built to honor the mother of Jesus, Notre Dame Cathedral de Paris — suffer … Read More

The Rwandan genocide

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the Rwandan genocide. In less than three months in 1994, more than 800,000 men, women and children, … Read More

Lessons from the Final Four

Fond memories likely came flooding back to basketball fans around northeast Wisconsin last Saturday after witnessing Tony Bennett, head coach of the University of Virginia Cavaliers basketball … Read More

Shopko closing impacts all

The March 18 announcement that Shopko, a Green Bay-based retail chain, will close all of its stores by mid-June came as blow to people throughout the Diocese … Read More