Jerry Buting is a defense attorney for Steven Avery, featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer." Buting talks about his work, faith and the state of public defense.
Prince of Peace Parish in Bellevue invited six families to take home real wooden doors donated by a parishioner and turn them into doors of mercy.
During Call to Action's 2015 conference, about 30 former and active church workers shared stories of how they and others laboring for the church had been fired, ostracized and maltreated.
The 39th annual Call to Action conference covered a variety of issues, including the transgender experience, the journey of the undocumented immigrant, and the firing of LGBT church workers.
A judge has approved a plan that will allow the Milwaukee archdiocese to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after nearly five years of legal battles over clergy sex abuse.
SNAP said the names of all accused priests in the Milwaukee archdiocese bankruptcy case should be released and all abuse complaints should be investigated before the reorganization plan is approved.
Compared to preliminary reports, more sexual abuse victims will be compensated under the formal reorganization plan filed in bankruptcy court late Monday night by the Milwaukee archdiocese.
Fr. Bob Stiefvater, pastor in the north side of Milwaukee since June 16, takes daily walks in the community as a way to show the church's presence in the area.
The archdiocese has put forth what it hopes is the final settlement plan that will end the church's nearly 5-year-old bankruptcy case. Sex abuse victims are stunned by the proposal.
Lawyers want the Supreme Court to reconsider a ruling that the archdiocese's cemetery trust fund is not shielded in bankruptcy court.