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  • Bishop Objected to AIDS Walk

    12/06/2003 7:08:18 AM PST · by ninenot · 46 replies · 386+ views
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 12/06/03 | Amy Rinard and Tom Held
    Burke told ministry it couldn't participate By AMY RINARD and TOM HELD arinard@journalsentinel.com Last Updated: Dec. 5, 2003 Madison - The bishop who pressured several Catholic lawmakers to adopt church views on abortion has ordered a church-based AIDS ministry to stop raising money in an annual AIDS walk, saying some participating groups promote homosexuality. La Crosse Bishop Raymond L. Burke, named this week by Pope John Paul II as archbishop of St. Louis, ordered the diocese-supported Central Wisconsin HIV/AIDS Ministry Project in Stevens Point to stop organizing a delegation to march in the annual AIDS fund-raising event. In a letter...