The 400-plus academics emerged with a recognition that sensus fidelium is a gift the church must continue to grapple with.
The Chapter 11 bankruptcy was filed nearly four and a half years ago and has accrued at least $16 million and perhaps more than $20 million in legal fees.
A retired Milwaukee priest is asking the FBI to investigate how the Milwaukee Archdiocesan Cemetery Trust Fund spent $7.8 million over four years.
The court also found that U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa, who ruled in the archdiocese's favor, should have stepped aside because of a conflict of interest.
Judge Susan V. Kelley found no evidence supporting the contention that the archdiocese knowingly allowed abusers to work in parishes or other settings where they found additional victims.
Alverno College just completed the first phase of a $30 million renovation and expansion plan for the all women school, and is growing while others have gone co-ed.
Being in an environment where faith is a visible part of daily life is something Michael Lovell, the first lay president of Marquette University, welcomes.
In his short time at the university, he said he has delivered more faith-related speeches than ever.
Archbishop Jerome Listecki said it's up to the survivors of sexual abuse to give him a counterproposal to the $4 million he offered for compensation of some victims.
The $1.35 million will come from surplus cash but covers only a fraction of the archdiocese's legal bills so far, which total close to $14 million.
The legal bills are far greater than the $4 million the archdiocese offered survivors of sex abuse before filing for bankruptcy on Jan. 4, 2011.