In a high stakes Wisconsin election April 4, voters chose a state Supreme Court justice likely to tip the court’s balance and vote in favor of dismantling the state’s abortion restrictions.
Catholics turned to prayer and then action in the wake of tornadoes that carved a deadly path of destruction through the United States March 31-April 2, killing at least 33, injuring dozens and devastating thousands of homes and businesses.
Viewers of a Wisconsin TV news report on Easter Sunday evening saw Catholics testify to the power of faith and community — not only as Mass attendees but as people recovering from the parade tragedy that struck the city of Waukesha six months ago.
The Waukesha, Wisconsin community came together with heavy hearts after tragedy struck the city’s annual Christmas parade Sunday, Nov. 21, when a driver plowed his SUV into the procession, killing six people and injuring at least 40 more.
Church leaders and parishes offered prayers for the five people who died and dozens more who were injured, including a Catholic priest, church parishioners and Catholic school students, when an SUV plowed through spectators watching a Christmas parade.
Pope Francis expressed his condolences to the victims of a tragic attack at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, that claimed the lives of five people and left dozens injured.
A “person of interest” has reportedly been identified following a tragedy on Sunday in Waukesha, Wisconsin, that left five people dead and at least 40 injured when a car plowed into a Christmas parade.
The lobbying group that represents the Catholic Church in Wisconsin is speaking out against two bills in the state, including one that would force clergy members to violate the seal of confession and one that would lift the statute of limitations on reporting alleged abuse by clergy.
Responding to trauma has become something of a vocation for Dr. Mike Lovell, an engineer turned university president, who in recent years has unexpectedly made trauma care a centerpiece of his professional life, despite having no background in it.