US cardinal gives advice for Catholics puzzled by Francis

An American cardinal has said Catholics should focus on Church teaching and not worry if they are confused by some of what Pope Francis says.

Cardinal Raymond Burke, in an interview with the Rorate Caeli website, said Pope Francis himself doesn’t consider “Evangelii Gaudium” to be magisterial teaching.

“I now say to people that, if they are experiencing some confusion from the method of teaching of Pope Francis, the important thing is to turn to the catechism and to what the Church has always taught, and to teach that, to foster it at the parish level, beginning first with the family,” Cardinal Burke said.

“We can’t lose our energy being frustrated over something that we think we should be receiving and we’re not.”

Continue reading

Additional reading

News category: News Shorts.

Tags: , , , , ,