Tag Archives: Card. Burke

When would we have to resist the Pope? Wherein Fr. Z Rants.

What do we do when legitimate authority gets something important wrong? We respectfully resist legitimate authority. Pope Francis does or doesn’t do, A, B or C. He doesn’t, for example, wear proper pontifical garb, as tradition and decorum require, in … Continue reading

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Card. Burke: “Liturgy is absolutely the first act of the New Evangelization.”

At The Wanderer there is part 1 of a new interview with His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke. See if this isn’t exactly what I have been talking about for… how long now? “The Sacred Liturgy is absolutely the first act of the … Continue reading

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Happy Name Day, Card. Burke!

In the traditional Roman calendar, today is the Feast of St. Raymond of Penfort.  As such, today is the onomastico, or Name Day, of His Eminence Raymond Leo Card. Burke. Coincidently, St. Raymond is the patron saint of canonists. I … Continue reading

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ESOLEN: How to kill vocations – Feminize everything!

Ultra Fr. Z kudos to Anthony Esolen who has a must-read, do-not-miss, go-there-to-read-it-now piece about making the Church effeminate and, thereby, killing vocations to the priesthood. How to Kill Vocations in Your Diocese ANTHONY ESOLEN Cardinal Raymond Burke has recently … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM – POLL – Card. Burke on Church becoming “feminized” UPDATE

Over Crux, the same-sex union between the Fishwrap and the secular Boston Globe (with all the same characters). There is a poll, on the left side.. scroll down. I, for one, agree.  Make up your own mind. Results as of this writing… Perhaps … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 6: Pontifical Mass with Card. Burke

Today we had a Pontifical Mass at the faldstool celebrated by His Eminence Raymond Leo Card. Burke. There was a visiting choir from Ireland for the music. The Mass was in the Basilica of San Nicola in carcere, which is … Continue reading

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WARNING! If you suffer from Burke Derangement Syndrome™, DO NOT READ THIS.

At Emangelization there is a long interview with His Eminence Raymond Leo (which means “Lion”) Card. Burke.  His Eminence is not going quietly into the good night, as I am sure his enemies had wanted… since they couldn’t get more. … Continue reading

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Card Burke interview on “hot button” topics. Fr. Z rants.

At my old stomping ground The Wanderer (I had a weekly column for 11 years) there is an interview with His Eminence Raymond Leo Card. Burke.  Read the whole thing there, but here is a sample of Part One of the interview, … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Blog 2014 Person of the Year

Whereas His Eminence is a fierce and constant defender and promoter of justice for all parties in service of the Truth, Whereas His Eminence willingly celebrates Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form, Whereas His Eminence is kind to children, Whereas … Continue reading

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Card. Burke’s kindness

Do you recall that, last year, Card. Burke consoled a little boy who was crying because he couldn’t yet receive Communion?  HERE This is somewhat beyond the ken of most catholics, I believe.  They might console a Questioning-status minor not yet … Continue reading

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