Vigano, Steelers Alerted to Sexual Abuse in 2012

Following a June 30, 2012 conversation with Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States during his visit to the Greensburg Diocese, a letter dated July 19 [View as PDF] alerted Mr. Arthur. J. Rooney, II and two other members of of the Pittsburgh Steelers organization making them fully aware of a long (and still […]

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.

Regarding Brother Elliot Maloney

Brother Elliot Maloney, OSB, from Saint Vincent Archabbey in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (USA) is well known professor to generations of seminarians of Saint Vincent as a rank heretic. There are no dogmas of the faith he does not relativize or trivialize. The Trinity is just “another model” of divinity; the virginity of Mary is simply a […]

Open Letter to Archbishop Gregory

Archbishop Gregory, Grace and Peace to you. I respectfully direct your attention to my previous correspondence addressed to you with respect to Archabbot Douglas Nowicki, and the lecture, which you gave at St. Vincent seminary on November 27, 2012. The significant readership of the Misconduct in Latrobe website will no doubt view said lecture with […]

Nowicki Welcomes Weakland Back to the Abbey

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in All, Douglas Nowicki, Rembert Weakland | No Comments

It has been reported that Archbishop Rembert Weakland is back on the campus of Saint Vincent’s College this week.

Regarding Rev. Becket Sunchur

Bishop Coleman, enclosed is an affidavit made by Bradley J. Kraus in a private capacity positively identifying Fr. Becket G. Senchur, OSB, a monk and priest of the Archabbey of St Vincent, Latrobe, Pennsylvania taken at a gay festival celebrating leather fetishism in West Village, New York City with the photograph being viewable the Village Voice website. […]

The Prophet

Posted by on Sep 19, 2011 in Rembert Weakland | No Comments

[Webmaster’s Note: At the age of 19, Rembert Weakland joined St. Vincent Archabbey on September 23, 1946. Weakland was later elevated to Archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey (1963-1967), Abbot Primate (1967-1977) and Archbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1977-2002). According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a deposition released in 2009 reveals that Weakland shredded reports about sexual […]

Weakland shredded copies of sex abuse reports, documents say

Posted by on Dec 3, 2009 in All, Rembert Weakland | No Comments

Former Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert Weakland routinely shredded copies of weekly reports about sexual abuse by priests, according to formerly sealed testimony turned over to Milwaukee County’s district attorney on Thursday.

Notarized Statement Re Nowicki’s Misconduct

Posted by on Nov 29, 2009 in All, Douglas Nowicki, Rembert Weakland | No Comments

The first class I ever had at Saint Vincent was redacted taught by Fr. redacted OSB at 0830 in the redacted. I did not like redacted much, but was very touched and inspired by Fr. redacted priestly example. I would remain close with him during my time as a collegian and as a monk at Saint Vincent. It […]

Book Review: A Pilgrim in a Pilgrim Church

Posted by on Jul 17, 2009 in All, Rembert Weakland | No Comments

“Lord Jesus Christ…look not on our sins, but on the faith of your church.” During his more than half-century as a priest, Rembert Weakland has prayed these words countless times. After May 23, 2002, when Paul Marcoux appeared on Good Morning America accusing him of “date rape,” he no doubt prayed them with new poignancy.

The Deposition of Rembert Weakland

Posted by on Jun 6, 2008 in All, Rembert Weakland | No Comments

This deposition was taken on June 5-6, 2008. It offers insights into the management of abuse cases by Archbishop William E. Cousins (1958-1977) and Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland (1977-2002). Weakland discusses in detail the cases of convicted abuser Rev. Siegfried Widera (who continued to molest boys in California after Weakland excardinated him there) and admitted […]

Accused of Sexual Assault, Archbishop Seeks to Retire

Posted by on May 24, 2002 in All, Rembert Weakland | No Comments

Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland of Milwaukee asked the Vatican yesterday to speed up his retirement, hours after a man gave a television interview saying the archbishop had sexually assaulted him when he was a 33-year-old graduate student, then paid him $450,000 in 1998 in a confidential settlement.

Milwaukee archbishop denies abuse

Posted by on May 23, 2002 in All, Rembert Weakland | No Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Archbishop Rembert Weakland acknowledged Thursday he paid a settlement to a man who accused him of sexual assault more than 22 years ago. He denied molesting anyone, but asked the Vatican to expedite the resignation he submitted earlier this year. The archbishop’s accuser, Paul Marcoux, received $450,000. He said he was drunk […]