Embattled Vatican Cardinal Burke greeted with a standing ovation in Florida

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Cardinal Raymond Burke poses for a photo with members of the Catholic Medical Association Cardinal Raymond Burke poses for a photo with members of the Catholic Medical Association

Cardinal Burke greeted by standing ovation

Vatican Cardinal Raymond Burke, who is expected to be removed from his position as head of the highest court in the Catholic Church and put in a largely honorific position, is back in his homeland of America this week and if anything the appreciation for him has increased rather than waned.

Opening the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) conference in Orlando yesterday, the former Archbishop of St. Louis received a hero’s welcome with a standing ovation before he could say a word, and another standing ovation after his address.

Cardinal Burke was introduced by Dr. Peter Morrow, incoming president of the CMA and chairman of the conference. In his introduction Dr. Morrow explained how he had converted to Catholicism but hadn’t truly understood his faith until being introduced to Cardinal Burke…

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