Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:2010 Jan 07; Section:Opinion; Page Number: 8A Listecki faces challenges as archbishop The Milwaukee Archdiocese is blessed with another archbishop. As Jerome Listecki was installed as archbishop of Milwaukee at St. John’s Cathedral in Milwaukee on Monday, he must have wondered if some of the challenges facing him were right in […]

“In other eras, a disgraced Benedictine monk would disappear into obscure days of prayer and penitential labor; these days he publishes a tribute to homosexuality and anxiously awaits a booking to appear on Charlie Rose and Oprah.” George Neumayr, The Catholic World Report, “Pilgrim’s Regress” Print this entry

WISN’s Mark Belling and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel are reporting that former Milwaukee Archbishop Weakland will not be moving to the abbey in New Jersey as he hoped. (Ht: Dad29.) Weakland said he rescinded his plans to move to St. Mary’s Abbey in Morristown, N.J., on May 18 after Abbot Giles Hayes expressed concerns about […]

From today’s sound off in the Waukesha Freeman: (ht: Spring City) Wigderson column I absolutely loved James Wigderson’s column in Thursday’s Freeman about the disgraced former archbishop of Milwaukee, Rembert Weakland. Right on, Jim! Someone needs to speak up about this man and his poor example to the Catholic community. There are still many confused […]

In this week’s column for the Waukesha Freeman, I took a look at Archbishop Rembert Weakland’s “revelation” (coming soon in book form) that he is a homosexual. The news broke this week that former Archbishop Rembert Weakland is coming out with a new book in June in which he comes out of the closet to […]

With apologies to David Letterman 10) Difficult to find a date to see “Phantom of the Opera” when you’re an archbishop9) Really wished the Village People would play more church festivals8) Thought the name should have been changed on the Cousins Center to Weakland’s Weekend Love Shack7) Can’t understand why that Dolan guy got to […]

Archbishop Dolan was easily forgiven when he jokingly claimed resistance to the idea of moving to Milwaukee. “Oh Lord, not me. I don’t know how to drive in the snow.” But other factors might have caused him to pause when the call came with his appointment to Milwaukee. Dolan’s successor may pause at his appointment, […]

Does it occur to Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser that his version of the story doesn’t sound so great, either? In a December 1978 letter, Wycislo wrote to the chair of the Diocesan Personnel Committee chairman: “I have just spent a half hour with the district attorney for Outagamie County, who presented me with […]