Marquette Wire

Religious affiliation drops in the US

Seamus Doyle

October 16, 2012

Filed under News

One in five Americans no longer affiliates with an organized religion, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. The study, “’Nones' on the Rise,” released Oct. 9 through the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life,...

Exorcising the nation’s demons

Kelsey Massey

November 23, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

When most people hear the term “exorcism,” they imagine body contortions and gruesome noises like depicted in the horror film, “The Exorcism of Emily Rose.” However, what most do not understand is that the rite of exorcism is a very powerful ...

Fr. Leonhardt an uplifting figure around campus

Kelsey Massey

November 4, 2010

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In addition to the usual mix of students and resident assistants filling up McCabe Hall, Marquette’s newest residence hall has another less traditional occupant. The Rev. Doug Leonhardt, McCabe’s hall minister, lives in the...

POWER: Love of religion follows understanding and belief

Aloysia Power

October 7, 2010

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

William Shakespeare said love is blind. Lovers are too drunk on ecstasy to recognize each other’s follies. This may be true in the first steps of a relationship, but as hardships sink in, and the strength of love keeps th...

Delphi House a stable home for children

Kelsey Massey

September 9, 2010

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Judy Byrnes realized her love for children through volunteer work at Casa Maria, a Catholic Worker House in Milwaukee, during the 1970s. Today, she is the executive director of the Delphi House, a non-profit organization located at ...

A 21st century calling for Catholics

Pat Simonaitis

January 26, 2010

Filed under Featured

A new advertising campaign for the Roman Catholic Church is aiming to compete with the likes of AT&T and Bud Light for television audiences’ “business” around the nation. The campaign — whose ads may run during a...