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Letter #63, 2021, Thursday, July 22: Cardinal Burke

    American Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, 73 (link). Burke, a canon lawyer by training, has just released his own reflection on Pope Francis's July 16 decree on the liturgy, on his own website. (link)     "A schismatic spirit or actual schism are always gravely evil, but there is nothing about the UA [the old Latin rite of [...]

Letter #56, 2021, Friday, July 16: Guardians

    In this Thursday, April 1, 2021 file photo, Pope Francis celebrates a Chrism Mass inside St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican. During the Mass the Pontiff blesses a token amount of oil that will be used to administer the sacraments for the year. Pope Francis cracked down on the spread of the old Latin Mass on [...]