Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Robert Morlino’

Baptising children of gay couples – a new battleground?

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Despite numerous controversies over dismissing gay Catholics from church posts and the U.S. hierarchy’s campaign against same-sex marriage, Catholic leaders have carefully, if quietly, avoided doing anything to block gay couples from having their children baptised. But a move by a bishop in Wisconsin to route all such decisions through his office is raising questions Read more

Bishops support vice-presidential contender Paul Ryan

Friday, August 24th, 2012

No fewer than three members of the Catholic hierarchy in the United States have spoken up for Catholic vice-presidential contender Paul Ryan, while refraining from endorsing his controversial candidacy. The first was Ryan’s own bishop, Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison, Wisconsin. Clearly concerned at attacks on Ryan since he was named Republican contender Mitt Romney’s Read more