The meeting in the Apostolic Palace lasted 45 minutes.
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The priest’s downplaying of Archbishop Rembert Weakland’s grave offenses is a painful reminder of the steep hill that the Church in the U.S. still must climb in order to regain its moral authority.
Archbishop Weakland died Aug. 22 after a long illness. He resigned as Milwaukee’s archbishop in 2002 after revelations that the archdiocese had paid $450,000 to silence Paul J. Marcoux, an adult seminarian with whom he had had a sexual relationship.
Father Martin's ministry has become increasingly controversial because of his incremental departure from Catholic doctrine.
The dispute follows violence and riots at the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump supporters last week, leading to several deaths and dozens of injured police officers.
At the DNC Convention this week in Wisconsin, Fr. James Martin will offer a benediction and Sr. Simone Campbell will offer an invocation Thursday.
COMMENTARY: A Catholic campus should offer truth scientifically, psychologically, sociologically and theologically.
The report was written over several years by the Pontifical Biblical Commission, which is a part of the CDF, and aims to provide a study of the whole of scripture on the topic of human anthropology, aimed as a resource for scholars and students.
'I find it necessary to emphasize that Father Martin does not speak with authority on behalf of the Church, and to caution the faithful about some of his claims,' the archbishop wrote in a column on the archdiocese's website Sept. 19.