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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinJanuary 24, 2003 Issue 

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War unlikely, says missionary serving in Korea

For more than 45 years, Green Bay native has been in Korea
photo of Fr. Bob Falk, SDB, with some of his students in South Korea
KOREAN YOUTH: Fr. Bob Falk, SDB, with some of his recent students in Kwangju, South Korea. The Salesian missionary, a native of St. Joseph Parish in Green Bay, has served in Kwangju for 17 years, and in South Korea since 1956. (Photo from Salesian magazine, used by permission of the Salesian Missions.)
By Patricia Kasten
Compass Associate Editor

As tensions between North Korea and the United States continue, the possibility of nuclear confrontation seems more real to many Americans than at any time since the collapse of the former Soviet Union.

But what do Koreans feel?

"If you were in South Korea, it wouldn't be scary at all. ...
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Just for Kids

Children write letters
to those at the first Christmas

Remember writing to Santa? Did you ever write a Christmas letter to anyone else? This year, The Compass' 15th Just for Kids Christmas essay project, asked children to write a letter to those who experienced the first Christmas.  Read the letters ...

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 • Little black books focus on prayer
 • Inviting others to stewardship

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Special Section:
Catholic Schools Week

 • Classmates take action to cope with tragedy
 • Taking an innovative approach to poetry
 • Octogenarian honored at Resurrection School
 • Special events highlight Catholic Schools Week
 • Sturgeon Bay native called to youth ministry

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 • Bishop Banks --
    The struggle to defend human life

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for January 26
    'Teach me your ways, O Lord'

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for January 26
    A call for a change of attitude and life

 • Compass Editorial --
    Acting wisely


 • Foundations of Faith --
    How should we interpret what's in the bible?

 • Saint of the Day --
    The early church in Norway

 • Calendar of Events

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