Cardinal Raymond Burke

“A Constant Teaching and Practice of the Church”

U.S. Cardinal Raymond L. Burke stands with his crosier as he celebrates a Mass of thanksgiving at the Pontifical North American College in Rome November 22 (CNS photo/Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo) Cardinal Burke says a post-synodal apostolic exhortation, by its very nature, does not propose new doctrine and discipline, but applies the perennial [...]

Letter #47, 2015: From Russia to Rome

October 23, 2015, Friday — From Russia to Rome "The word mother can be traced back cleanly to Proto-Indo-European, as can father, brother and sister -- it appears in cognate form in languages like Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, and so forth, and it may go back further." —Discussion of the origin of the word "mother" on an [...]

Coda Nuziante is bringing the fight for life to Rome

Virginia Coda Nunziante. Some 50,000 people took to the streets on Sunday, May 4, in peaceful protest on behalf of the unborn, walking from Piazza della Republica to St. Peter’s Square. The event concluded with the Regina Caeli blessing by Pope Francis, who welcomed all the participants in this year’s March. Sunday’s March for [...]

Letter #71, 2010 — Homily

Burke Speaks on Martyrdom On November 22, the Monday after the consistory of November 20-21 to create 24 new cardinals, Cardinal Raymond Burke delivered the following homily during his first Mass as a cardinal By Robert Moynihan "How pernicious it is that, in society which, for the pursuit of the common good, depends upon citizens acting in [...]