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Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki hospitalized after severe allergic reaction

MILWAUKEE — A brush with death. The Archbishop of Milwaukee says if it weren’t for some luck and a lot of help, he may not have survived a severe allergic reaction. 982 more words

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Westward, ho!

Among the many traditionalist shibboleths is the supremacy of worship ad orientem, “toward the east.” For those of you, who don’t know, that means the priest faces away from the people when he offers Mass. 550 more words

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St. Joseph the Worker

As a traditionalist-leaning (post-trad?) Catholic, I admit I “have issues” with today’s* Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. You can consult other blogs to see reasons why, which are reducible to three: 617 more words

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Crime & poverty are problems in Milwaukee: Priest works to unite agencies that can help

MILWAUKEE — Crime and poverty are problems in Milwaukee, and sometimes, the stream of bad news can feel like an immovable weight. But a Milwaukee native is working to ensure that officials with agencies that can help are on the same page, as they work toward the same goal. 637 more words

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"How can the church help?" Archdiocese of Milwaukee calls conference for black Catholics

MILWAUKEE — Calling it an historic meeting, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee called a conference for black Catholics on Sunday, November 8th. The church is answering a direct call from Pope Francis to focus on diversity and inclusiveness. 309 more words

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As pope lands in U.S., delegations from Milwaukee head east for his visit: "It will be good to be there"

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Pope Francis landed on U.S. soil for the first time just before 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, September 22nd — launching a six-day visit that will highlight his love for the poor and his willingness to tackle the nation’s most significant political, social and economic controversies. 583 more words

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Archdiocese files bankruptcy settlement that will divvy up $21M among clergy sex abuse victims

MILWAUKEE — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee on Monday, August 24th filed its bankruptcy reorganization plan, formalizing a recent settlement deal that will divvy up $21 million among more than 300 victims of clergy sex abuse. 800 more words

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