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Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, American Archbishop, Cardinal. Named Knight Commander with star, Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, 1997. Member of Canon Law Society America (Role of Law award 2000), Canon Law Society Great Britain & Ireland, Canadian Canon Law Society, Canon Law Society Australia & New Zealand, Fellowship of Catholic Scholars.

Background

Burke, Raymond Leo Cardinal was born on June 30, 1948 in Richland Center, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Thomas F. and Marie Burke.

Education

Degree, Holy Cross Seminary, La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1968. Bachelor, Catholic University America, 1970. Master of Arts, Catholic University America, 1971.

STB, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1974. Master of Arts, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1975. Licentiate in Canon Law, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1982.

Diploma in Latin Letters, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1983. Juris Canonici Licentiatus, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1984. Doctor (honorary), Ave Maria University, 2005.

Career

Ordained priest Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1975. Associate rector Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman, La Crosse, 1975—1984. Instructor religion Aquinas High School, 1977—1984.

Moderator of Curia and vice-chancellor Diocese of La Crosse, 1984, adjunct judicial vicar, 1985. Visiting professor canonical jurisprudence Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1985—1994. Ordained bishop, 1995.

Bishop Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1995—2003. Archbishop Archdiocese of St. Louis, Missouri, 2004—2008. Archbishop, prefect of the Apostolic Signatura Rome, since 2008.

Elevated to cardinal, 2010. Cardinal-deacon S. Agata de' Goti, since 2010. Board directors National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 1995, board president, 1996—2001.

Member canonical affairs Committee National Conference Catholic Bishops, 1997—1999. Member communications religious life and mission United States Conference Catholic Bishops, 2001—2003. National director Marian Catechist Apostolate, since 2000.

President board directors Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, La Crosse, since 2001. Spiritual director Real Presence Association, since 2002. Member Vatican's Congregation for Clergy, since 2003.

Board trustee Catholic University America, since 2006. Judge Supervisor Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, since 2006.

Membership

Member of Canon Law Society America (Role of Law award 2000), Canon Law Society Great Britain & Ireland, Canadian Canon Law Society, Canon Law Society Australia & New Zealand, Fellowship of Catholic Scholars.

Connections

father:
Thomas F.

mother:
Marie Burke