Burke named to Congregation of Bishops

by Dennis Coday

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Vatican Information Service reported today that Archbishop Raymond Burke -- formerly of St. Louis, Mo., and now prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, or the Vatican's highest court, has been named to be a member of the Congregation for Bishops, the Vatican office that oversees the nomination of bishops and the creation and governance of dioceses.

Catholic News Services reports that Archbishop Burke yesterday in Blessed Sacrament Chapel of St. Peter's Basilica celebrated a pontifical high Mass using the 1962 Roman Missal, commonly known as the Tridentine rite.

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