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Vatican journalist sees Cardinal Burke's influence growing in Rome

July 21, 2011

The appointment of Archbishop Charles Chaput to head the Philadelphia archdiocese shows the growing influence of Cardinal Raymond Burke at the Vatican, writes Marco Tosatti of Vatican Insider.


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  • Posted by: unum - Jul. 24, 2011 9:20 AM ET USA

    Finally, a positive step for the American Church which will slow its march toward secular liberalism. Thank God for Cardinal Burke and for the support he is getting from the Holy Father.

  • Posted by: Chestertonian - Jul. 21, 2011 8:28 PM ET USA

    Oh good! This is loooong overdue. I had at one point been hoping Chaput would be assigned to LAX, but Philly will do nicely to get him the cardinal's beretta. I'm sure he'll make good use of the office and the location. Thanks be to God and to anyone who brings us better bishops!