Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Raymond Burke’

Cardinal Burke: living symbol of a failed version of church Comments 0

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Catholics, especially those of a traditional bent, love and understand symbols. Someone as traditionalist and as media-savvy as Timothy Busch has to understand that whatever else was said during his Napa Institute’s sprawling conference at the end of July, the most visible symbol was Cardinal Raymond Burke, one of the most outspoken critics of Pope Read more

Conservative heavyweights meeting to shape Catholic Moment Comments 0

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Next month a conference on the theme “This Catholic Moment” will be held at the Napa Institute, the so-called headquarters for the anti-Pope Francis resistance in the United States. John Meyer, the Executive Director of the Institute, says the conference will be an opportunity to discuss “Catholic renewal in a time of great crisis in Read more

Cardinal urges Christian nations: resist large-scale Muslim immigration Comments 0

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Resisting large-scale Muslim immigration is a responsible exercise of one’s patriotism, Cardinal Raymond Burke told a pro-life, pro-family conference last week. While the church must be generous to “individuals that are not able to find a way of living in their own country,” this is not the case for many Muslim migrants “who are opportunists,” Read more

Political far right campaigner says Pope Francis is the enemy Comments 0

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Political far right campaigner Steve Bannon, who is Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, has attacked Pope Francis over his anti-populism stance. Ramping up his message ahead of the European elections, Bannon said Francis should stay out of politics. “He’s the administrator of the church, and he’s also a politician. This is the problem,” Bannon – Read more

An alt-right compound being developed with conservative Catholics Comments 0

Monday, September 17th, 2018

An alt-right compound in the foothills around Rome is being developed by former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon. Bannon is helping establish the institute in collaboration with conservative Catholic organization Dignitatis Humanae Institute. Bannon, who was in Rome last weekend meeting with Benjamin Harnwell, director of the Dignitatis Humanae, confirmed the purpose was to Read more

Cardinal Burke’s “final plea” to Pope Comments 0

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

In what he calls a “final plea”, Cardinal Raymond Burke has again gone public. He wants Pope Francis to clarify his apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia. Burke was one of four cardinals who wrote to Francis last year questioning aspects of Amoris Laetitia. The questions, called dubia, led to the four cardinals being called “the dubia Read more

Burke is back – Pope reappoints dubia cardinal Comments 0

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Pope Francis has reappointed Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke to the Apostolic Signatura, the Vatican’s highest court. Burke had earlier served as a prefect of the court for six years. It is nearly three years since Francis removed him. Over that time Francis has removed or failed to reappoint Burke as a member of the Vatican’s Read more

Latin Mass fans celebrate their version of liturgy Comments 0

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Fans of the Latin Mass are in Rome on their annual pilgrimage at present. At the conference last Thursday marking the 10th anniversary of Benedict’s decree liberalizing use of the Latin Mass, the meeting organizer, the Rev. Vincenzo Nuara, didn’t even mention Pope Francis in his opening remarks. Among those at the conference was Cardinal Read more

Twelve facts: Cardinal Burke’s papal correction plan Comments 0

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Cardinal Raymond Burke, says it’s “necessary” to correct Pope Francis’s teachings in Amoris Laetitia on marriage and the family. Since Francis has not answered the five questions, Burke and three other cardinals put to him last June, he has developed plan to correct Francis’s teachings. “It seems to me that the essence of the correction Read more

Pope’s words aren’t always official Church teaching Comments 0

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Treating every word Pope Francis says as if it were official Church teaching would be to fall into an “idolatry of the papacy,” says Cardinal Raymond Burke. Burke, who is one of the “dubia cardinals” says Catholics seeking to remain true to Christ and the Church he founded must learn to discern between the “words Read more