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Cardinal Raymond Burke

Cardinal Raymond Burke: Gays, Remarried Catholics Are Just As Sinful As Murderers

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 03.30.2015 | Religion

(RNS) When Pope Francis last year effectively demoted U.S. Cardinal Raymond Burke by moving him out of a senior post in the Vatican to a largely cerem...

Confessions of an Altar Boy Wannabe

Patricia McGuire | Posted 03.12.2015 | Religion
Patricia McGuire

I got over my acolyte envy; Cardinal Burke and his ilk need to get over their aversion to women. All of us in leadership roles for the Church and its institutions need to come together to figure out how to sustain the service enterprises that are the collective ministry of the Church in the world. Now THAT is a topic for a Synod where women truly should be heard!

Cardinal Burke Somehow Blames 'Feminized' Church For Sexual Abuse Crisis

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 01.08.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Cardinal Raymond Burke, a senior American churchman in Rome who has been one of the most outspoken critics of Pope Francis’ push for reform, i...

Post Card From the Fringe: Right-Wing Dissidents Against Pope Francis

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 01.14.2015 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

The Catholic Church at this moment in history is faced with a rising chorus of right-wing dissent. This movement poses a threat to Pope Francis's reforms, but the threat should not be overblown.

Cardinals Attack 'People's Pope' With Familiar Wingnut Tactics

Susan Madrak | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Susan Madrak

The same Catholic conservatives who were so eager to snuggle under the covers with the worst elements of the right wing have learned a thing or two from U.S. politics -- basically, how to undercut and erode the authority of a duly-elected leader.

Cardinal Burke: Catholic Church Under Pope Francis Is 'A Ship Without A Rudder'

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 11.02.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) American Cardinal Raymond Burke, the feisty former archbishop of St. Louis who has emerged as the face of the opposition to Pope Fr...

Cardinal Burke Takes A Break From Synod For Homophobic Rant

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.10.2014 | Religion

Vatican court head Cardinal Raymond Burke took his opposition to gay marriage to a new low in an interview with LifeSite News on Wednesday, calling sa...

Cardinal: Catholic Church Will Not Budge On Divorce

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Public disagreements over whether the Roman Catholic Church can change its teachings on Communion for remarried Catholics are growing sharper on...

Pope Francis and the End of the Religious Right?

Steven Conn | Posted 02.18.2014 | Religion
Steven Conn

Whatever Pope Francis's papacy means for American Catholics, his shift in tone and his interest in economic justice may have the effect of upending the political coalition that we call the religious right.

Controversial American Cardinal Exerts Influence In Rome

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 10.01.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) When some American Catholics worry that the hierarchy is tilting toward the Republican Party, or taking the church back to the 19th...