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CARDINAL RAYMOND BURKE CONDEMNS ALPHA PROGRAM

CARDINAL RAYMOND BURKE CONDEMNS ALPHA PROGRAM


by Bradley Eli, M.Div., Ma.Th.  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  December 6, 2017

“I must make it clear that the program may not be used, in any form”

Cardinal Raymond Burke has condemned the Alpha Program now used in thousands of Catholic parishes in 70 countries as a tool for evangelization and catechesis.

As the international director of the Marian Catechist Apostolate, Cdl. Burke was asked in December of 2015 to review the Alpha program for its possible use by Catholics. After doing so, the cardinal issued this sobering warning: “Having studied the program, both from the perspective of doctrine and methodology, I must make it clear that the program may not be used, in any form, in the Marian Catechist Apostolate and that Marian Catechists are not to become involved with it.” read more