The Most Rev. Robert Morlino, who died Saturday at age 71, presided over the Roman Catholic Diocese of Madison for 15 years. His conservative theology was often at odds with the liberal views of many church members.
The announcement followed a series of increasingly urgent messages over the weekend on Facebook and elsewhere for prayers after Morlino suffered an apparent heart attack while undergoing medical testing.
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A survivor of sexual assault by a Wisconsin priest disagrees with Morlino, saying the bishop is part of the problem plaguing the Catholic Church.
The confidential email, sent Saturday with Morlino's backing, said rites "may be denied" if providing the services would cause unavoidable "public scandal of the faithful."
A diocesan spokesman says the letter is riddled with false accusations and will serve only to sow further discord.
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Catholic Bishop Robert Morlino has found himself at the center of numerous controversies and dust-ups in the past decade.