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June 27, 2002 Edition   •   Volume 132, No. 24   •   Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

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The Catholic Herald is the official newspaper of the Diocese of Madison. Its purpose is to inform and educate people of the Diocese through communications that proclaim Gospel values, report the news, and comment on issues as they pertain to the mission of the Catholic Church, which is to bring all in Jesus Christ to the Father.
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Bishop names administrator
of Catholic Multicultural Center

photo of new Catholic Multicultural Center being built in Madison

The Diocese of Madison is building a new Catholic Multicultural Center on Beld St. in Madison. (Julianne Nornberg photo)

MADISON -- This week Bishop William H. Bullock announced that J. Mark Brinkmoeller from the Diocese of Madison's Office for Justice and Peace will also be the administrator of the Catholic Multicultural Center, effective July 1.

The ever-expanding population of immigrants from Asia, Latin America, and Africa (such as Nigeria) calls for a new distinct approach, said the bishop, pointing out that the European immigrants of years ago have settled and become part of our American culture.   Full Story ...

Coordinator of
vocations office

MADISON -- Bishop William H. Bullock has appointed Msgr. Daniel T. Ganshert as coordinator of the Diocese of Madison's Office of Vocations, effective June 24.

Ganshert will be assisted on a part-time basis by lay men and women and other priests.

As the church continues to experience a shortage of priests throughout the U.S. and in the Diocese of Madison, lay persons along with priests will be invited to address ways to recruit new seminarians and to care for current seminarians.   Full Story ...

Review Board
for Abuse Cases

MADISON -- Bishop William H. Bullock reports the nature, composition, and number of members of The Independent Review Board for Sexual Abuse Cases.

The board is an independent board asked to review the diocese's sexual misconduct policy and help make decisions about the future of the priests or church personnel accused of sexual misconduct.   Full Story ...

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News & Features:

Overview: Of 'Charter
for Protection of Children,
Young People'

Catholics in Jerusalem:
Impacted by suicide bombings

Breakthrough ruling:
Ends executions
of mentally handicapped

Vacation Guide features:
Discovering Ireland and summer safety tips


• Looking Around
by Fr. William J. Byron, S.J. --
Celibacy: Generates power
for others in grace

• Making a Difference
by Tony Magliano --
Nuclear weapons:
Incompatible with peace

• Question Corner
by Fr. John Dietzen --
Responses to column:
On non-contraceptive uses of 'pill'

• The Pope Speaks
by Pope John Paul II -- Canticle:
Can be examination of conscience

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Aug. 8.

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