Tag Archives: Cardinal Burke

Cardinal Burke (and LSN) on Liturgy

I read Cardinal Burke’s discussion with LifeSiteNews on marriage. I do recommend people read it–not just the man’s fangirls and boys. Like the synod, it had its far-reaching moments, including this bit on liturgy: Do you think there is a … Continue reading

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More on Women-Men Mythology

Are men mything? Charles inspired me to check the Chant Café, and I noticed a dissent from Cardinal Burke. Kathy Pluth takes exception to the good cardinal leveling the legal-eyed stare at liturgical problems and putting a label on it, writing … Continue reading

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A few years ago, my mother recounted an experience from her youth. I had not been aware she was a performing musician. I did know she was a marvelous singer, as my dad had preserved a few songs they recorded … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke, Interior Designer?

I caught a bit of Archbishop Kurtz’s address to the other bishops yesterday before getting to work. The full text of his address is here. I found this image striking: We all strive to be faithful pastors, so we know what … Continue reading

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Promotions, Demotions, and Prudence

Ines San Martin at Crux reports on the “Demotion.” The commentary from various sources can be interesting, and is certainly illustrative. For Cardinal Burke’s fandom, it’s something of a live-by-the-sword, die-by-the-sword thing. Or like applause in church. One openly cheers … Continue reading

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A Silly Question

Is Cardinal Burke an adulterer? It’s a silly question, of course. But as Rocco whispered, he “doubled down” on the synod’s Christmas gay question: This is a very delicate question, and it’s made even more delicate by the aggressiveness of … Continue reading

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From Supreme to Honorary

Tweet-whispered a few hours ago, Sandro Magister reports Cardinal Burke’s career arc is about to descend to a small island in the middle of the Mediterranean. More specifically, to a “patronage” of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. If confirmed, … Continue reading

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Wuerl’s Gig

Rocco has early goods on the switcheroo at the Congregation of Bishops: +Burke and +Rigali out. +Wuerl in. We’re reminded there of an earlier dust-up between the old and the new. Maybe this was the parting shot. I’ve never been … Continue reading

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