An open letter to Pope Francis asks for an investigation into misconduct in the bankruptcy action taken by the Milwaukee archdiocese.
Lawyers for the man, identified only as John Doe, said the archdiocese had provided false information in getting the man to agree to an $80,000 settlement in 2007.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael Driscoll of Boise, Idaho, and appointed Bishop Peter Christensen of Superior, Wis., to succeed him.
Driscoll, who has headed the statewide diocese since 1999, is 75, the age at which bishops are required by canon law to turn in their resignation to the pope.
Christensen, 61, has headed the Superior diocese since 2007.
The changes were announced Tuesday in Washington by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, apostolic nuncio to the United States.
All three Habitat for Humanity homes in honor of Francis were funded by the same anonymous donor with a seed donation of approximately $50,000 each.
Existing programs aimed at helping Catholic families are not strong enough to meet modern needs, a Wisconsin couple told the Synod of Bishops.
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.
A lawsuit alleged the IRS routinely ignored complaints by the Freedom from Religion Foundation and others about churches promoting political candidates, issues or proposed legislation.
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.
The Milwaukee archdiocese will walk away from bankruptcy relatively unscathed if its proposed reorganization plan is accepted by Judge Susan V. Kelley.