Cardinal Raymond Burke Archives - Crux



  • Cardinal-watch: Maradiaga bashes Burke, as Benedict lauds Sarah

    Cardinal-watch: Maradiaga bashes Burke, as Benedict lauds Sarah

    While the coordinator of the pope’s ‘C9’ council of cardinal advisers has dismissed American Cardinal Raymond Burke as a ‘disappointed man’ upset with his loss of power, emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has defended Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea as someone with whom the Church’s liturgy is in “good hands.”

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  • Cardinal Burke says he is “sympathetic” to marriage difficulties

    Cardinal Burke says he is “sympathetic” to marriage difficulties

    In a new interview, Cardinal Raymond Burke says couples who are divorced and remarried can receive the sacraments if they firmly resolve to live chastely, and “to take all measures to live chastely.” Burke is the most vocal critic of interpreting Pope Francis’s ‘Amoris Laetitia’ in such a way which would allow those in “irregular unions” to receive communion.

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  • Burke again says Pope must answer ‘Amoris’ questions

    Burke again says Pope must answer ‘Amoris’ questions

    Cardinal Raymond Burke – one of four Cardinals to present Pope Francis with five ‘dubia’ on ‘Amoris Laetitia’ – said on March 24, confusion over the papal marriage document is making people “understandably” upset, including himself.

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