Unfair Attack on Cardinal Burke

Unfair Attack on Cardinal Burke


The liberal Spanish periodistadigital.com slammed Cardinal Raymond Burke because on May 13th, while being in Fatima, he did not concelebrate with Pope Francis, but attended the mass within a group of pilgrims he was accompanying. According to Canon Law no priest is obliged to concelebrate.

A day later, Burke concelebrated with Leiria-Fátima Bishop Antonio Marto. Now periodistadigital.com complains that during the homily he prayed the rosary. The site quotes Bragança Bishop José Manuel Cordeiro who claimed that Burke’s attitude “was an attempt against the criterion of an active, conscientious and fruitful participation at the liturgy”.

The truth is more down-to-earth: Cardinal Burke prayed the rosary during the Portuguese homily because he does not understand this language.

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2 comments on “Unfair Attack on Cardinal Burke

  1. I am scandalized that Cdl Burke still has anything whatsoever to do with any novus ordo service. He should actively and conscientiously avoid that fruitiness.

    • Burke doesnt believe that Christ is King, or he wouldnt. I might be a simpleton, but thats the truth, simpletonly stated. However, i think it was lost on all the fruits that praying the Rosary was a great nod to the wisdom Lucia received from Our Lady and the Angel. She wrote on how the Rosary ought to be proclaimed a Liturgical prayer, the prayers of the Rosary being more Trinitarian and Eucharistic than simply Marian.

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