2009 January

Jan 16, 2009: The Furor Over Weakland’s Bronze

The Furor Over Weakland?s Bronze
by Bruce Murphy | Tuesday 1/12/2010

Is there any organization in town that is more clueless about public relations than the Milwaukee Catholic Archdiocese?
In the midst of what should have been a celebration, the installation of new Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki, the archdiocese is instead engulfed in controversy over whether it should have involved former Archbishop Rembert Weakland in the ceremony and whether a bronze image celebrating his tenure is inappropriate.
The criticism has been led by Peter Isely, the implacable director of the Midwe