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Archdiocese of Dubuque to hold mass for Pope Benedict XVI

The Archdiocese of Dubuque will hold a mass of appreciation for the ministry of Pope Benedict XVI, who announced earlier this month he is resigning at the end of February. More>>

Dubuque archbishop on election of Pope Francis I

The following was released as the statement of Archbishop Hanus of the Archdiocese of Dubuque: More>>

New pope is Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was named the new pope, the Vatican announced just after 2 p.m. Wednesday. More>>

Dubuque couple in Rome sees new pope firsthand

Gary and Kay Gansemer Gary and Kay Gansemer

A vacation to Rome, planned well before then-Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, turned into the trip of a lifetime for one Dubuque couple. More>>

Catholic professors in Dubuque call conclave historic

Unlike some conclaves in recent history, there are no clear papal forerunners this time around, leaving the door open for some new options. More>>

President Obama's statement on Pope's resignation

Statement by the President on His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI: More>>

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Pope Benedict XVI to resign

Sources confirmed Monday, Pope Benedict XVI will resign February 28, due to health reasons. More>>

Pope acknowledges Loras students

DUBUQUE (KWWL) - Pope Benedict XVI mentioned students from Loras College in his address at the Vatican January 17th. 24 students in the Breitbach Catholic Thinkers and Leaders program at Loras College More>>

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