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The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee. Credit: Sulfur via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Despite criticism from Wisconsin AG, Milwaukee archdiocese stresses cooperation with new abuse cases

Jul 22, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The Milwaukee archdiocese said that to its knowledge the Wisconsin attorney general’s inquiry into sexual abuse, which some critics say... Read more

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

In pushback against AG inquiry, Wisconsin Catholics cite decades of church vigilance against abuse

Jun 10, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee is citing decades of Catholic efforts to prevent sex abuse, along with judicial statements and reviews... Read more

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee

Milwaukee archdiocese refuses 'sealed' records to state abuse investigation

Jun 4, 2021

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee is refusing to turn over sealed records to a state investigation into clergy sex abuse. Read more

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Milwaukee archdiocese sues over pandemic prison ministry prohibition

May 7, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On Friday, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee against... Read more

The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee. Credit: Sulfur via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Milwaukee archdiocese questions need for attorney general's review of clergy abuse

Apr 27, 2021

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee said on Tuesday that it is concerned that the Wisconsin attorney general’s planned review of  reports... Read more

Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman, La Crosse.

Wisconsin attorney general to investigate sex abuse by Catholic clerics

Apr 23, 2021

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul will launch an investigation of sexual abuse in the state's five Catholic dioceses, and at... Read more

Archishop Jerome Listecki in Kenosha, Aug. 27, 2020.

Milwaukee archbishop visits Kenosha, prays for peace

Aug 27, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Archbishop Jerome Listecki of Milwaukee offered Mass at St. Mark the Evangelist Parish in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday, after four nights... Read more

Priests celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Denver Jan. 17, 2015.

Pope Francis appoints two new auxiliary bishops for Milwaukee

Jan 25, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Wednesday, the Vatican announced the appointment of two priests from Milwaukee – Fr. Jeffrey R. Haines and Fr. James... Read more

Police officers stand guard as crowds gather for a second night near a BP gas station that was burned after an officer-involved killing Aug. 14, 2016 in Milwaukee.

Transform your hearts – Milwaukee's archbishop addresses riots

Aug 15, 2016

The Milwaukee riots and violence that followed a police shooting of an armed man this weekend show the need for... Read more