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Archdiocese to Pull Names from Two Diocesan Buildings
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Archdiocese to Pull Names from Two Diocesan Buildings

"We hope that changing the names of these two buildings will continue to bring healing to abuse survivors and their families."

Race for Governor: Flynn’s Work for Archdiocese a Hot Issue
Race for Governor

Flynn’s Work for Archdiocese a Hot Issue

Gubernatorial candidate’s work on clergy sex abuse scandal gets more criticism, support.

Survivors of Clergy Sex Abuse Call on Sheldon Lubar, District Attorney John Chisholm, and Flynn Donors to Urge Flynn to Drop Out of Wisconsin Governor’s Race
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Survivors of Clergy Sex Abuse Call on Sheldon Lubar, District Attorney John Chisholm, and Flynn Donors to Urge Flynn to Drop Out of Wisconsin Governor’s Race

Milwaukee area priest Domenic Roscioli to join SNAP founding member Peter Isely for 11:30am press conference at Archbishop Weakland Center (831 N Van Buren St.)

Milwaukee Archdiocese Priest Calls on Matt Flynn to Drop out of Wisconsin Governor’s Race
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Milwaukee Archdiocese Priest Calls on Matt Flynn to Drop out of Wisconsin Governor’s Race

Father Dominic Roscioli denounces disgraced Archbishop Weakland's letter in support of former archdiocesan lawyer and Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate, Matt Flynn

Archbishop Rembert Weakland: Flynn and Attorneys Not Involved in Transfers
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Archbishop Rembert Weakland: Flynn and Attorneys Not Involved in Transfers

Retired Archbishop Rembert Weakland confirmed that neither Flynn nor any lawyers were involved in transfers of abusive priests.

Murphy’s Law: Milwaukee’s Massive Pedophile Priest Problem
Murphy’s Law

Milwaukee’s Massive Pedophile Priest Problem

Boston gets all the attention in the movie ‘Spotlight’, but Milwaukee’s problem may be just as bad.

House Confidential: Rembert Weakland’s Blandly Secular Apartment
House Confidential

Rembert Weakland’s Blandly Secular Apartment

Rejected in his attempts to live among fellow monks, Weakland resides anonymously in a south side seniors complex.

Weakland misses his last chance to tell the truth
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Weakland misses his last chance to tell the truth

The brave survivors of childhood rape and sexual assault of the Milwaukee Archdiocese from St. John’s School for the Deaf have been undoing the folded lies of the Milwaukee Catholic hierarchy and their Vatican overseers for a very long time: nearly four decades.

Film Fest: A Cry for Justice
Film Fest

A Cry for Justice

A documentary at the Milwaukee Film Festival is a haunting look at a priest who abused deaf boys in this archdiocese.

The Roundup: Lautenschlager’s Mess
The Roundup

Lautenschlager’s Mess

Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager’s drunk driving arrest last week removes her from behind the wheel of her state-owned vehicle for a year, and puts Governor Jim Doyle in the driver’s seat. The two had squabbled, privately, over terms of the Governor’s jobs bill, with Lautenschlager threatening to use her authority to see that the law comply with the state’s environmental regulations, which she intimated it did not. This sort of independent action by an attorney general is not new in Wisconsin. Doyle was the chief practitioner of it, but then again, he was a Democrat, and the Governor at the time was a Republican. The press has made note that Doyle suggests Lautenschlager forgo some of her pay as a sort of penance for her indiscretion, a matter that remains unresolved at this time. Doyle also suggested that Lautenschlager consider entering a program to treat problem drinkers. He said that he had a number of friends who had been in a similar situation and that the treatment had helped them. In fact, the public admission of guilt and responsibility (which Lautenschlager made) is usually accompanied these days with a prompt acknowledgement that a problem exists. The subject then usually promptly enters a treatment program and completes it, after which the matter is forgotten. Lautenschlager has not made that admission thus far, which leaves her in the position of either not having a “problem” or being “in denial” of it. It does leave Doyle high and dry, however, and much less likely to face interference in his plans from that peskiest of all politicians – an ambitious Attorney General. Walker at the War Memorial County Executive Scott Walker welcomed about 100 well-clad guests to a fundraiser February 26th at the War Memorial Center. The strictly upper-crust affair was a Republican-type fundraiser, which meant that hard liquor was consumed (in moderation) and beer, for the most part, was ignored. For those fans of the frothy stuff, Walker offered Miller products and Heineken. Food was by Ellen’s Prestige Catering, and included strolling waiters, another classy touch. Menu items included spinach somethings, meat and melted cheese on sandwich rounds, wrapped up little salmon tidbits, an entirely unsuccessful raspberry-brie tart, platters of some kind of 21st century sandwich product along with perfectly delicious fruit. The event was unmarred by public oratory, but was enhanced by an A-list of locals practicing up for the next time Bush is in town. Among the exalted: George Dalton, Dennis Kuester (on crutches), Michael Cudahy, mourning the recent death of Daniel Urban Kiley, creator of the $4 million Cudahy garden outside the adjacent Milwaukee Art Museum, Fred Luber, Tim Hoeksma, Carol Skornicka, John Finerty, Jim Weichmann, Joe Rice, Mary Buestrin, Corey Hoze and developer Mark Irgens. Hoze has secured speaker Dennis Hastert to appear at a $2000 fundraiser on his hopeless behalf in his upcoming congressional campaign. That’s rich. Marvin Pratt popped in and worked the crowd for about 20 minutes before his cop told him it was time to […]