Flynn campaign: Archbishop Rembert Weakland: Flynn and attorneys not involved in transfers

Contact: Bryan Kennedy – (414) 517-3864

(Milwaukee) – In recent months, Republicans and some Democrats have claimed that gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn was responsible for transfers of abusive priests when Flynn was a litigation partner at Quarles and Brady and served as counsel to the Milwaukee Archdiocese.

Retired Archbishop Rembert Weakland confirmed that neither Flynn nor any lawyers were involved in transfers of abusive priests. Click here to read Weakland’s email statement.

Matt Flynn responded, “Thank you to Archbishop Weakland for confirming that neither I nor any lawyers were involved in the reassignment of priests who had been accused of abuse of minors. Allegations by Republicans, some Democrats, and others to the contrary are false.”

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