Sunday, October 18, 2009

Good News from Rome: Abp. Burke Appointed to Congregation for Bishops

From Whispers in the Loggia, via American Papist comes the news that on Saturday:

"... B16 named the church's "chief justice" Archbishop Raymond Burke to the membership of the Congregation for Bishops, giving the 61 year-old prelate a seat at the dicastery's all-important Thursday Table, whose votes recommend prospective appointees to the Pope."

Tom Peters says:

"Any move that places Abp. Burke in a more prominent oversight role over the appointment of bishops in the United States is a good thing."


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