Weakland heading home, leaving complex legacy in Milwaukee

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in All, Rembert Weakland | No Comments

Retired Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert Weakland, a once-towering figure who diminished his legacy by his handling of the clergy sexual abuse crisis in southeastern Wisconsin and his own sex scandal, is returning in old age to the Benedictine abbey where he began his religious life more than 70 years ago.