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Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke during the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, June 29, 2019.

Cardinal Burke promotes 9-month novena to pray for the Church amid ‘forces of sin’

Feb 27, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

The American cardinal, who founded the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Wisconsin, announced the prayer initiative in a... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Cardinal Raymond Burke on Dec. 29, 2023, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis meets with Cardinal Burke amid salary, apartment controversy

Dec 29, 2023

By Daniel Payne

In a press release, the Holy See Press Office briefly mentioned that the pope had met with Cardinal Raymond Burke... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke

Cardinal Burke offers extensive reflection on state of world, Church

Dec 14, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The veteran cardinal emphasized “the way of the Church in today’s crisis is the same as it has always been:... Read more

Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke during the solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, June 29, 2019.

Here are 5 things to know about Cardinal Burke

Dec 6, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

As details of the prelate’s housing situation in Vatican City continue to develop, here are some important things to know... Read more

The facade of Cardinal Raymond Burke's Vatican apartment.

Pope reportedly confirms he is taking away Burke’s apartment, denies calling him his ‘enemy’

Nov 29, 2023

By Zelda Caldwell

Pope Francis reportedly denied that he referred to Cardinal Raymond Burke as his “enemy,” according to a web post by... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke at EWTN's studio in Rome during the canonization of St. John Paul II and St. John XXIII.

Pope Francis reportedly takes Vatican apartment, salary from Cardinal Burke

Nov 28, 2023

By Jonathan Liedl

The pope reportedly said that Cardinal Raymond Burke was a source of “disunity” in the Church. Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke was part of a panel that convened on the eve of the Synod on Synodality, Oct. 3, 2023.

The dubia were not meant as an attack on the pope, Cardinal Burke says

Oct 5, 2023

By Solène Tadié

The cardinal was speaking at a conference in Rome on Oct. 3 on the theme “the synodal Babel” to discuss... Read more

Left to right: German Cardinal Walter Brandmüller, Guinean Cardinal Robert Sarah, Mexican Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez, American Cardinal Raymond Burke, and Chinese Cardinal Zen Ze-Kiun.

The 5 cardinals behind the latest dubia issued to Pope Francis

Oct 2, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The prelates, who also issued a “Notification to Christ’s Faithful,” hail from the diverse ecclesiastical landscapes of Europe, Asia, Africa,... Read more

Statue of St. Peter in front of St. Peter's Basilica.

Cardinals send ‘dubia’ to Pope Francis ahead of Synod on Synodality

Oct 2, 2023

By Edward Pentin

The cardinals said they submitted five questions, called a “dubia,” on Aug. 21 requesting clarity on several topics. Read more

Cardinal Gianfranco Ghirlanda, SJ, takes possession of his titular church in Rome, the Church of the Gesù, on Dec. 8, 2022.

Pope Francis names Cardinal Ghirlanda to succeed Cardinal Burke as Order of Malta patron

Jun 19, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican announced June 19 that the 80-year-old Jesuit cardinal will take on the role as the “Cardinalis Patronus.” Read more

German Cardinal Gerhard Müller (left) and American Cardinal Raymond Burke.

Cardinals Müller, Burke rebuke German bishops over same-sex union blessings

Mar 17, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

German Cardinal Gerhard Müller and American Cardinal Raymond Burke rebuked the German bishops for approving Church blessings of same-sex unions. Read more

New cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan (L), Archbishop of New York, receives the biretta cap from Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Basilica on Feb. 18, 2012, in Vatican City, Vatican.

U.S. cardinals react to Benedict XVI’s death

Jan 1, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

A roundup of tributes from members of the College of Cardinals from the United States to the late pope. Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke celebrates his first public Mass Dec. 11 since his hospitalization with COVID-19.

Cardinal Burke thanks God for COVID-19 recovery during first public Mass

Dec 11, 2021

By Kate Olivera

Cardinal Raymond Burke thanked God and Our Lady of Guadalupe for his recovery from COVID-19, during his first public Mass... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke. CNA file photo.

Cardinal Burke: Bishops have ‘sacred duty’ to apply canon law to pro-abortion Catholic politicians

Oct 29, 2021

By CNA Staff

His intervention came on the eve of U.S. President Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis. Read more

Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke at the March for Life in Rome, Italy, May 10, 2015.

Cardinal Burke says he is recovering from COVID, urges Catholics to pray the rosary

Oct 16, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Cardinal Raymond Burke on Friday said that he is continuing to recover from a bout of COVID-19 and can offer... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke listens in the audience during the presentation of the new book Christvs Vincit by Bishop Athanasius Schneider, in Rome on Oct. 14, 2019.

Cardinal Burke provides update on his recovery from COVID-19

Sep 26, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke updated his followers on his recovery from COVID-19 and thanked them for their prayers in a... Read more

Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke during the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, June 29, 2019. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Cardinal Burke tweets that his condition is improving

Aug 28, 2021

By Shannon Mullen

In a tweet posted Aug. 28, the 73-year-old Cardinal Burke thanked the health care professionals who have cared for him... Read more

Cardinal Raymond L. Burke during the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, June 29, 2019.

Cardinal Burke off COVID-19 ventilator and back in hospital room, family says

Aug 21, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus, Jonah McKeown

Cardinal Burke's condition is improving, according to the latest update on his battle with COVID-19. Read more

Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke during the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, June 29, 2019. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Updated: Cardinal Burke 'in serious, but stable condition'

Aug 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Raymond Burke, who was recently hospitalized with Covid-19, is in "serious, but stable condition," according to an Aug. 17... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke listens in the audience during the presentation of the new book Christvs Vincit by Bishop Athanasius Schneider, in Rome on Oct. 14, 2019.

Cardinal Burke, suffering with COVID-19, placed on ventilator

Aug 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

An update on the 73-year-old cardinal's condition was posted on Twitter Saturday night: "Cardinal Burke has been admitted to the... Read more