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Wisconsin diocese's programs help Latino families put faith into action


Juanita Fiscal and her husband, Julio Zuniga, enrolled in the "Discipulos de Cristo" (Disciples of Christ) lay formation program, sponsored by the diocese of Green Bay, three years ago. As members of St. Willebrord Parish, they wanted to learn more about their faith.

"We were lacking so much knowledge about our Catholic faith, especially about the Mass," Fiscal told The Compass, newspaper of the Green Bay diocese. "We are here almost every Sunday, and not knowing exactly what was happening or the meaning of certain things. That was embarrassing."

Green Bay's mayor invites Pope Francis to visit Wisconsin city in 2015


If the National Football League's smallest city can be home to the four-time Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers, why can't it host a visit from Pope Francis?

That's the thinking of Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt, who has sent a letter to Pope Francis inviting him to Green Bay in 2015.

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September 25-October 8, 2015


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