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Rembert Weakland

AKA Rembert George Weakland

Born: 2-Apr-1927
Birthplace: Patton, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Archbishop of Milwaukee, 1977-2002

"We all considered sexual abuse of minors as a moral evil, but had no understanding of its criminal nature."


[1] Rod Dreher, "Weakland's Exit: A Liberal Bishop and His Downfall", The National Review, 24 May 2002: "The alleged ex-lover, Paul Macoux, is calling his decades-old encounter with Weakland "sexual abuse," but from what we know now, that's not the case. Macoux, 54, was at least in his late 20s when he began a relationship with Weakland, and from an 11-page, handwritten 1980 "Dear Paul" letter Weakland wrote to Macoux, it appears that the archbishop and his paramour had a consensual relationship, one that Weakland ended when he decided to begin honoring his vow of celibacy."

Father: Basil Weakland
Mother: Mary Kane

    High School: St. Vincent Preparatory School, Latrobe, PA
    University: St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA
    Theological: St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA

    Catholic Archbishop of Milwaukee (1977-2002)
    Vatican Official Abott Primate, Order of St. Benedict (1967-77)
    Ordained by the Roman Catholic Church 24-Jun-1951 (Order of St. Benedict)


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