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  • Bishop Morlino: don’t let funeral controversy overshadow Christ’s love

    Bishop Morlino: don’t let funeral controversy overshadow Christ’s love

    • Nov 3, 2017

    Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison has reacted to criticisms of diocesan guidelines given to priests about conducting funerals for people in same-sex relationships. The Church loves everyone and invites them to encounter Jesus Christ, he said, adding, “so long as we live and breathe we are being called by the Risen Lord to know Him, to follow Him, and to be changed by Him.”

  • Madison Catholic leader advises priests on funerals for gays

    Madison Catholic leader advises priests on funerals for gays

    • Oct 25, 2017

    A new message from the Diocese of Madison in Wisconsin to the priests of the diocese laid out “general considerations” for priests asked to perform Catholic funeral rites by a deceased gay person’s family or same-sex partner, including whether “the deceased or the ‘partner’ was a ‘promoter of the gay lifestyle.'”