Bishop Robert C. Morlino

Robert C. Morlino is the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin. He was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and was ordained to the priesthood for the Maryland Jesuit Province in 1974. He earned his doctorate in Moral Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome, with specialization in fundamental moral theology and bioethics. Father Morlino taught philosophy at Loyola College in Baltimore, St. Joseph University in Philadelphia, Boston College, the University of Notre Dame, and St. Mary's College, in Indiana. In 1981, he became a priest of the Diocese of Kalamazoo. On July 6, 1999, Pope John Paul II appointed him the ninth bishop of Helena. Bishop Morlino became bishop of Madison in 2003.

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Paul Ryan’s Bishop Defends “Good Reputation” of “Native Son”

Editor’s note: Below is a column by Madison, Wisconsin bishop Robert C. Morlino addressed to the faithful of his diocese that appeared Thursday, August 16, in the Madison Catholic Herald under the title “Subsidiarity, Solidarity, and the Lay Mission.” Here, Bishop Morlino clarifies Church teaching, distinguishing between intrinsic evil that no Catholic in good conscience … Read more

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