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November 24, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Roman Catholic Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland, censured by the Vatican for studying the reasons women have abortions, said his critics won't silence his views. "I can't imagine (being stopped) unless you take out my tongue," he told reporters as he broke into laughter at a news conference in Milwaukee marking his return from a trip to El Salvador.
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November 9, 1991 | From Religious News Service
The Vatican has rejected a proposal that married men be ordained as Catholic priests, warning the archbishop who made the suggestion that it was "out of place." Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert Weakland, the first American bishop to openly urge the church to consider married clergy, disclosed the rebuke in the final draft of a 30-page pastoral letter that was published Wednesday in the Catholic Herald, the archdiocesan newspaper. Rome's rejection of the proposal was expected. Although the possibility of married priests as one answer to the growing shortage of clergy is often discussed privately among bishops, Pope John Paul II is adamantly opposed to changing the rule.
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ENTERTAINMENT
November 24, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
A Vatican agency has barred a Roman Catholic university in Switzerland from granting an honorary degree to Archbishop Rembert C. Weakland of Milwaukee because of statements the prelate has made about abortion.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 24, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
A Vatican agency has barred a Roman Catholic university in Switzerland from granting an honorary degree to Archbishop Rembert C. Weakland of Milwaukee because of statements the prelate has made about abortion.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 26, 1990 | From Religious News Service
Roman Catholic Archbishop Rembert Weakland, bucking the trend toward increasing confrontation in fighting legalized abortion, has issued a statement that criticizes many in the anti-abortion movement as narrow and lacking compassion and urges the church to spend more time listening to the concerns of women about the root causes of abortion.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 9, 1991 | From Religious News Service
The Vatican has rejected a proposal that married men be ordained as Catholic priests, warning the archbishop who made the suggestion that it was "out of place." Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert Weakland, the first American bishop to openly urge the church to consider married clergy, disclosed the rebuke in the final draft of a 30-page pastoral letter that was published Wednesday in the Catholic Herald, the archdiocesan newspaper. Rome's rejection of the proposal was expected. Although the possibility of married priests as one answer to the growing shortage of clergy is often discussed privately among bishops, Pope John Paul II is adamantly opposed to changing the rule.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 1998 | Associated Press
The Catholic Radio Network plans to complete the purchase of 10 radio stations in September, but Milwaukee's archbishop has given notice that the network's talk-radio broadcasts are not welcome in his diocese. In addition to a station in a Milwaukee suburb, the $57-million transaction includes stations in Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Phoenix, Philadelphia and Kansas City, Mo. Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert G.
NEWS
July 4, 2001 | From Associated Press
The Vatican has notified the city's diocese that plans to radically renovate a cathedral would violate church law. A letter from Cardinal Jorge Medina outlines why the renovations to the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist would violate liturgical norms, said Jerry Topczewski, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. The proposed renovations include moving the altar toward the middle of the sanctuary and replacing pews with movable chairs and kneelers.
NEWS
June 3, 1986 | RUSSELL CHANDLER, Religion Writer
The U.S. Roman Catholic bishops on Monday released the third and final draft of a controversial letter on the economy, with new emphasis on education and the relationship between the economy and family life. The document retains the core message of earlier drafts that commits the church to providing justice for the poor, which the letter calls "the single most urgent claim on the conscience of the nation." Archbishop Rembert G.
NATIONAL
June 1, 2002 | From Associated Press
Former Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland apologized Friday and begged for forgiveness for the scandal caused by a $450,000 settlement with a man who accused him of sexual assault. Speaking at a prayer service, Weakland acknowledged an "inappropriate relationship" decades ago with a 30-year-old theology student. He said he agreed to the settlement because he feared bringing embarrassment to himself and the church.
NEWS
November 24, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Roman Catholic Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland, censured by the Vatican for studying the reasons women have abortions, said his critics won't silence his views. "I can't imagine (being stopped) unless you take out my tongue," he told reporters as he broke into laughter at a news conference in Milwaukee marking his return from a trip to El Salvador.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 26, 1990 | From Religious News Service
Roman Catholic Archbishop Rembert Weakland, bucking the trend toward increasing confrontation in fighting legalized abortion, has issued a statement that criticizes many in the anti-abortion movement as narrow and lacking compassion and urges the church to spend more time listening to the concerns of women about the root causes of abortion.
NEWS
October 10, 1987 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
The determination to forge a greater role for women within the Roman Catholic Church short of actual ordination is emerging as a central theme at an international synod of bishops here. But American bishops said Friday that the monthlong deliberations are not likely to produce any specific recommendations for Pope John Paul II to pursue in this direction. "No theme has been more frequently mentioned in this synod than that of women and their role in church and society," Archbishop John L.
NEWS
October 2, 1987 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
With Scripture readings by two women from the majestic main altar of St. Peter's Basilica to fuel their thoughts, Roman Catholic bishops from around the world convened here Thursday in white-robed splendor to weigh the role of the laity within their church. "We nourish a profound esteem for our lay brothers and sisters," Pope John Paul II told 232 bishops gathered for a monthlong debate on the obligations and responsibilities of the faithful.
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