Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke

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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

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 tests positive for COVID-19

Aug 10, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke confirmed on the evening of Tuesday, August 10, that he has tested positive for COVID-19 but... 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 questions Pope Francis' authority to eliminate the Traditional Latin Mass

Jul 22, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

In a 19-point statement regarding Pope Francis' motu proprio Traditionis Custodes, Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke called the restrictions on the... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke. CNA file photo.

Cardinal Burke: Biden should not receive Holy Communion

Sep 29, 2020

Cardinal Raymond Burke, a canon lawyer and formerly the prefect of the Church’s highest court, has said that Catholic politicians... 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

Burke and Brandmüller say Amazon synod challenges deposit of faith

Sep 4, 2019

Two cardinals have sent letters to fellow members of the College of Cardinals, raising concerns about the working document for... Read more

Bishop Michael Bransfield. CNA file photo.

Bishops received money from, and complaints about, Bransfield, report says

Jul 3, 2019

Allegations of financial impropriety against former Wheeling-Charleston Bishop Michael Bransfield went unheeded for years, according to a new report.  Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke at the EWTN studio in Rome during the canonizations of Popes St John Paul II and St John XXIII.

Cardinal Burke corrects LifeSiteNews: 'I have never worked with Steve Bannon'

Jun 25, 2019

In a statement today, Cardinal Raymond Burke issued a correction to a now-removed LifeSiteNews article, which claimed that Burke was... Read more

7 September 2017 - celebration of the pilgrimage summorum pontificum for the tenth anniversary, cardinal of the Holy Roman Church Raymond Burke  EmanueleCapoferri / Shutterstock

Dubia cardinals ask bishops to confront ‘conspiracy of silence’

Feb 20, 2019

Cardinal Walter Brandmüller and Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke wrote in a Feb. 19 letter that the “horrible crime” of clerical... Read more

Jim Towey, president of Ave Maria University. Photo courtesy of Ave Maria University.

Ave Maria president amends statement denouncing 'defiance' of pope

Aug 31, 2018

One day after issuing a statement denouncing what he called the 'defiance' of Pope Francis by “so-called conservative Catholics”, the... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke at the EWTN studio in Rome during the canonizations of Popes St John Paul II and St John XXIII.

Cardinal Burke: Pope's authority is derived only from obedience to God

Apr 7, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Speaking Saturday in Rome, Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke said that the pope is the highest authority in the Church, but... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke.

Analysis: What to expect from a weekend conference on Church 'confusion'

Apr 6, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Before he died, the late Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, emeritus Archbishop of Bologna, told friends that he wished for a conference... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke at the EWTN studio in Rome during the canonizations of Popes St John Paul II and St John XXIII.

Cardinal Burke: Church divisions show urgent need for clarity

Sep 24, 2017

By Elise Harris

Amid the ongoing debate surrounding “Amoris Laetitia,” dubia author Cardinal Raymond Burke said in a new interview that he’s wrongly... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke at EWTN studio in Rome during the Canonization of Pope St. John Paul II and Pope St. John XXIII.

Cardinal Burke sent to Guam to oversee sex abuse trial

Feb 16, 2017

The Vatican has sent Cardinal Raymond Burke to Guam to act as presiding judge at the trial of Archbishop Anthony... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, speaks with CNA in Rome on Sept. 15, 2014.

What Cardinal Burke really said about 'resisting' Pope Francis

Feb 9, 2015

Cardinal Raymond Burke said he was “responding to a hypothetical situation” when he stated that he would resist any possible... Read more

 Opening Session of the Extraordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops at the Vatican on Oct. 6, 2014.

Top Vatican jobs: The 'Francis effect' on the Roman Curia

Nov 10, 2014

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The latest round of major appointments to top positions in the Vatican hierarchy shows that change is afoot as Pope... Read more