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Bp. Morlino defends the reputation of his subject: Rep. Paul Ryan

From the NCReg comes this with my emphases:
Paul Ryan’s Bishop Defends Him Amid Attacks on His Application of Church Teaching
by JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND
Bishop Robert Morlino
– Diocese of Madison, Wis.
MADISON, Wis. — Earlier this year, when Georgetown University announced that Rep. … Continue reading

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A bishop explicitly charges all his seminarians to learn the Extraordinary Form. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

For your Brick by Brick file.
In another entry I answered a question from a lay person who desired to pray for a priest as he learns the Extraordinary Form of Holy Mass at the request of his bishop. It occurs … Continue reading

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Hugh Hewitt at the Napa Institute: Of Catholics and Chick-fil-A

Talk radio guy and “friend and ally of Rome” Hugh Hewitt has a piece in The Examiner.
Here in the heart of America’s wine industry, the Napa Institute brings together a few hundred Catholics in the company of many of the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Bishops warn about an important health care issue

From the Catholic Herald of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, the bishops of Wisconsin warn about an important health care issue:
Wisconsin’s Roman Catholic bishops issued a warning against the use of POLST, Physician (or Provider) Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, in a … Continue reading

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A POLL provoked by your email! What color of vestments for your funeral?

There is a truly bizarre story coming to me in email about a rumor that His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, is now requiring priests to use either violet or black vestments for funerals rather than … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Bp. Morlino (D. Madison) critiques Nuns On The Bus, defends Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). INTERVIEW on EWTN!

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I received this from the nice people who produce Raymond Arroyo’s The World Over news show on EWTN.
Below is a clip from an interview with the great Bishop Robert Morlino (D. of Madison) which will air … Continue reading

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UPDATE on the dust up in the Diocese of Madison and YOUR signs of support

Some time ago I wrote here about the sad situation in Platteville, WI, in the Diocese of Madison where His Excellency Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino is bishop.
As you may remember, some liberals got their knickers in a knot about … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino: “There is no place in the priesthood today for ‘wimpish-ness.’”

From the diocesan paper of the Diocese of Madison, comes some reflections from His Excellency Most Reverend Robert Morlino about the priesthood and last week’s “Good Shepherd Sunday”.
Excerpts and with my emphases.
It takes bravery to follow Christ as priests
Bishop’s Column
Thursday, … Continue reading

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The Platteville Food Fight: Fishwrap weighs in! (Fr. Z makes a SUGGESTION.)

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National catholic Fishwrap has now picked up on the ecclesial food fight going on in Platteville, WI (D. Madison – Bp. Morlino), about which I have posted before (HERE).
You will be shocked to learn that … Continue reading

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UPDATE on the tumult in Platteville. Bp. Morlino sends a letter to the community.

A little while I posted an update about a group of liberals in Platteville, WI (D. Madison) who, rebelling against their priests, worked to undermine the finances of the parish and school. The fruit of their labors has now come to … Continue reading

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