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The Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino

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Bishop Morlino
His Excellency
The Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino
Fourth Bishop of Madison

Appointed Bishop of Madison, Wis.: May 23, 2003
Installed as Bishop of Madison, Wis.: August 1, 2003

December 31, 1946, Scranton, Pa.

  • High School: Jesuit High School, Scranton, Pa.
  • College: Fordham University
  • Seminary for the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Weston School of Theology, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Gregorian University, Rome
  • 1969 - B.A., Fordham University, Philosophy
  • 1970 - M.A., University of Notre Dame, Philosophy
  • 1974 - M.A., Master of Divinity, Weston School of Theology, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1990 - S.T.D., Gregorian University, Rome, Moral Theology

Ordained a priest: June 1, 1974, Loyola College Chapel, Baltimore, Md., for Society of Jesus, Maryland Province

Incardinated into the Diocese of Kalamazoo, Mich., October 26, 1983

  • Loyola College, Baltimore, Md., instructor of philosophy
  • St. Joseph University, Philadelphia, Pa., instructor of philosophy
  • Boston College, instructor of philosophy
  • University of Notre Dame and St. Mary's College, South Bend, Ind., instructor of philosophy
  • Instructor in continuing education for priests, religious, and laity
  • Director of parish renewal programs
  • Diocese of Kalamazoo, Mich.: 1981-1983, Episcopal Vicar for Spiritual Development, Executive Assistant and Theological Consultant to the Bishop; 1983, Moderator of the Curia; Promoter of Justice in Diocesan Tribunal
  • St. Mary Parish, Niles, Mich.; St. Ann Parish, Gull Lake, Mich.; and St. Ambrose Parish, Delton, Mich., administrator
  • 1990, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Mich., professor of moral theology
  • 1991, St. Augustine Cathedral, Kalamazoo, Mich., rector
  • Appointed Bishop of Helena, Mont., by Pope John Paul II July 6, 1999
  • Ordained a Bishop September 21, 1999 at Cathedral of St. Helena, Helena, Mont.
  • Appointed Bishop of Madison, Wis., May 23, 2003
  • Installed as Bishop of Madison, Wis., August 1, 2003
  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Chairman, Bishops' Committee on the Diaconate, 2001-2004
  • Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee on Health Care Issues and the Church, 2001-2004
  • Chairman, Board of Directors of the National Catholic Bioethics Center, 2005 to present

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