- Aug 12, 2020
The archbishop of Milwaukee has clarified that next week’s planned Catholics for Trump rally is not sponsored by the Catholic Church.
The Archdiocese of Milwaukee is renaming its headquarters complex after deciding earlier this week to remove the names of two former archbishops from its buildings as part of the Catholic Church’s response to clergy sexual abuse of minors.
Amid a growing call that he drop out of the race, defiant Democratic candidate for governor Matt Flynn on Monday again defended his work as attorney for the Milwaukee Archdiocese fighting priest abuse cases in the 1990s, saying, “I’m not going to apologize for being a good lawyer.”
A Roman Catholic priest in Milwaukee has come out as gay, writing that he will no longer live in the shadows of secrecy and plans to be authentic to his gay self.
The Vatican announced the appointment of two priests from Milwaukee – Fr. Jeffrey R. Haines and Fr. James T. Schuerman – to serve as auxiliary bishops for the archdiocese. “Pope Francis has chosen men with a pastoral heart who have deep spirituality,” Archbishop Listecki said.