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Pope Makes It Official: US Cardinal Raymond Burke Is Demoted

posted on November 10, 2014

At Crux, Inés San Martín reports, “The Vatican officially confirmed Saturday that American Cardinal Raymond Burke has been removed as head of the Apostolic Signatura, the Vatican’s Supreme Court, in order to become the patron of the Order of the Knights of Malta.” Burke was known for his defense of traditional liturgy and doctrine on sexual morality. Though Burke refused the label “leader of the opposition of Pope Francis reform,” he said, “I’ve seen other people using his [Pope Francis] words to justify a kind of accommodation of the faith to culture which can never be.”

Read at Crux