Some stories paralyze parody. Milwaukee's cathedral boasts a bronze bas-relief with an image of former Archbishop Rembert Weakland, he of the durchgebohrte boyfriends and the $450,000 indent for hush-money. Objectors have been informed they misunderstand the artistic thrust.
Father Carl Last says SNAP's got it wrong. The image actually represents diversity.
He's got you there.
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Posted by: samuel.doucette1787 -
Jan. 12, 2010 1:17 PM ET USA
Hopefully this is a monument to how NOT to run a diocese!
Posted by: Wild Bill -
Jan. 09, 2010 10:44 AM ET USA
Why content yourself with a few durchgebohrte boyfriends when you can bugger a whole diocese? Depravity knows no limits.
Posted by: patriot6908 -
Jan. 08, 2010 12:45 PM ET USA
His Excellency has always been a daring risk-taker on behalf of his own soul, but this is rather like throwing your sins at the face of God. Either we have a closet atheist here or someone with a mental disorder that boggles the mind. As for Father Carl Last...let's hope that he is.
Posted by: dover beachcomber -
Jan. 08, 2010 1:44 AM ET USA
Insult to injury: "Weakland will be in town next week to discuss renovations to the church." I can hardly wait to see the results of THOSE consultations.
Posted by: Steve214 -
Jan. 07, 2010 8:51 PM ET USA
Posted by: Minnesota Mary -
Jan. 07, 2010 6:57 PM ET USA
Diversity!!! It's "Diversity" that is ruining this nation. This tribute to Rembert Weakland is so appalling, I can't believe the people of Milwaukee will tolertate it.
Posted by: MAG -
Jan. 07, 2010 5:59 PM ET USA
I concur with some of the comments in the original citation: the current Bishop should have the bronze removed and melted down into something that honors our Mother rather than put up with this mockery.