Cardinal Raymond Burke shares wisdom for our times

cburkeIn today’s world, it is of the utmost importance that Catholics have a virtuous leader to look to for guidance.Cardinal Raymond Burke has been a heroic figure to all of us at American Life League ever since he spoke with clarity regarding the meaning of Canon 915. Writing about this Catholic Church law in 2004, then-Bishop Burke explained: “For the Catholic politician to receive Communion when he or she has publicly violated the moral law in a grave matter like procured abortion risks leading others into thinking that they can accept procured abortion with a right conscience. In such a case, if the Catholic politician does not recognize the lack of the proper disposition to receive Communion, then the church herself must refuse the sacrament, in order to safeguard the worthy reception of the sacrament and to prevent a serious scandal among the faithful.”

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