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WCC, Other Pro-Life Groups Back Ban on Gender-based Abortions

Wisconsin-Catholic-Conference-logoMADISON, Wis. (June 3, 2013) -- The Wisconsin Catholic Conference (WCC) joined other pro-life groups in voicing support for a bill to impose a civil penalty on doctors who knowingly perform sex-selective abortions. Assembly Bill 217 (Rep. Steve Kestell, R-Elkhart Lake) received a public hearing on May 29 before the Assembly Committee on Health.

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Statement from Diocese Regarding Decision on Parental Choice Voucher Program

coat-of-armsGREEN BAY, Wis. (June 5, 2013) -- Diocese of Green Bay Bishop David L. Ricken releases the following statement regarding the Joint Finance Committee's approval for the expansion of the parental choice voucher program:

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Bishop Ricken Will Ordain Two Men to Priesthood and Two to Transitional Diaconate

coat-of-armsGREEN BAY, Wis. (May 23, 2013) -- Catholic Diocese of Green Bay Bishop David L. Ricken will ordain Deacons Alvan Amadi and Michael Warden to the priesthood at a 10 a.m. Rite of Ordination on Saturday, June 1, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Green Bay. In the same liturgy, he will also ordain Ryan Starks and Brian Wideman to the transitional diaconate. This is the first time in recent years that both ordinations will occur at the same Mass, which is an opportunity to highlight the calling to the celibate life that all four men have freely chosen.

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New Director of Facilities and Properties for the Diocese of Green Bay

coat-of-armsGREEN BAY, Wis. (May 23, 2013) -- It is with great pleasure that the Diocese of Green Bay announces the appointment of Barbara Wiegand as Director of Facilities and Properties with St. Joseph Real Estate Corporation of the Diocese of Green Bay, effective June 11, 2013.

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Appointments Announced by the Chancery Office

coat-of-armsGREEN BAY, Wis. (May 9, 2013) -- The Chancery office of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay has announced the following appointments: