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Bishops revise advance care forms Print E-mail
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Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- Earlier this year, the Catholic bishops of Wisconsin published a form aimed at helping individuals convey their desires regarding advance care planning in a manner that aligns with Catholic principles.

The form, which was published in one version for those who are Catholic and in another version for those who are not, is designed as an addendum to the State of Wisconsin’s Power of Attorney for Health Care (POAHC) document.

The newly revised edition of the form provides greater clarity for users regarding the Church’s teaching on nutrition and hydration.

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State proposals would curb human trafficking Print E-mail
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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- The Wisconsin Catholic Conference (WCC) is supporting two bills that would strengthen Wisconsin's human trafficking laws.

The proposals -- Senate Bill 492 and Assembly Bill 620 -- were considered in separate legislative hearings.

Constitutes grave offense

WCC Associate Director Barbara Sella offered written testimony in support of SB 492 to the Senate Committee on Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs on January 21 and to the Assembly Committee on Corrections on January 23.

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Eucharistic Rosary Rally for Peace and the Family Print E-mail
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Written by Mary C. Uhler, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

MILWAUKEE -- “Hearts United 2013,” a Eucharistic Rosary Rally for Peace and the Family, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Wisconsin Exposition Center, located on the corner of 84th St. and Greenfield Ave. in West Allis.

Everyone is welcome, including youth and young adults, men and women, single and married. Bring the entire family.

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