Archbishop Raymond Burke, the new prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, and thereby the pope’s canon lawyer, has not wasted any time in authorizing any minister of communion to deny the Eucharist to phony Catholic politicians. I should clarify that the good bishop has not done this in any official capacity but in the context of a interview with the Italian magazine, Radici Christiane. In any case it is very significant that Archbishop Burke, in his new and very powerful capacity, has been willing to commit himself once again to this position in the public forum at all. This clearly means that he is willing to back this up with his authority if necessary.
I wonder what Nancy Pelosi and Joe Biden and Doug Kmiec are thinking now.
Might I not suggest a special ceremony to celebrate. Something like the following:
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