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Cardinal Raymond Burke warns against ‘idolatry of the papacy’

Cardinal Raymond Burke warns against ‘idolatry of the papacy’

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Cardinal Raymond Burke at the 2017 Rome March for Life.Claire Chretien / LifeSiteNews
By Pete BaklinskiFollow Pete, Aug 9, 2017 – 2:50 pm EST

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, August 9, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — To treat every word uttered by the Pope as if it were official Church teaching would be to fall into an “idolatry of the papacy,” said Cardinal Raymond Burke in a recent address at a Catholic conference in Kentucky.

The Cardinal, who spoke at the July 22 “Church Teaches Forum” in Louisville, said that Catholics seeking to remain true to Christ and the Church he founded must learn to discern between the “words of the man who is Pope and the words of the Pope as Vicar of Christ on earth.” read more