Thursday, May 08, 2008

Archbishop Burke given thumbs up by Vatican

Faithful shepherd Archbishop Raymond Burke of St. Louis has been given a post in the Vatican, along with two cardinals . It is well deserved. Last year he ordained two priests using the Traditional Rite and has said he wants his seminarians to learn to say Mass in Latin.
By Tim Townsend
"Pope Benedict XVI named St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke to two Vatican offices Tuesday, increasing Burke's already prominent stature in Rome. Burke, a canon lawyer by training, was one of eight cardinals and archbishops worldwide who Benedict named to the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, which interprets canon, or church, law.The archbishop was one of three Americans and one of only two archbishops named to the council. The other men assigned to the council were all cardinals, four of them the heads of Vatican dicasteries, or agencies — an indication of the faith the Vatican has in Burke."
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