Pope Francis

No funerals for LGBTQ Catholics in Madison? more

Oct 31, 2017 4:50 PM My LGBTQ POV

As National Coming Out Day (Sunday, Oct. 11) approaches, Paul Masterson reflects on the various repercussions of coming out or being outed. more

Oct 6, 2015 7:45 PM Hear Me Out

This week, Pope Francis will visit the U.S. to the cheers of Catholics and non-Catholics alike and we’re looking forward to his speech before Congress on Thursday. more

Sep 23, 2015 12:02 AM Issue of the Week 4 Comments

Pope Francis and President Barack Obama are addressing climate change in serious ways, yet Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker continues to deny that it’s a problem, according to members of the grassroots group Organizing for Action (OFA) on its da... more

Sep 8, 2015 3:32 PM News Features 4 Comments

Pope Francis, living wage, minimum wage, David Bowen, Milwaukee County, Center on Wisconsin Strategy, COWS, UW-Milwaukee, fast food, service industry, health care, income inequality, Medicaid, BadgerCare, FoodShare, Earned Income Tax Credit... more

Dec 20, 2013 12:41 AM Issue of the Week

Pope Francis is a pontiff who has constructively broken all the rules of popery—so far to widespread acclaim. He’s faulted the Catholic Church for its negative obsession more

Dec 18, 2013 1:55 AM News Features

Nobody in Washington talks much about the poor in America these days, even though they are more and more with us in the economic aftermath of the Great Recession. Perhaps that is why more

Nov 24, 2013 7:13 PM News Features

In recent years, an unholy alliance between conservative Catholic clerics and right-wing politicians has become so brazen many people may have forgotten there was once widespread fear of more

Oct 2, 2013 12:28 AM Taking Liberties