Friday, June 27, 2008

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Benedict XVI has appointed U.S. Archbishop
Raymond L. Burke of St. Louis to head the Vatican's highest court.

The Wisconsin native replaces Italian Cardinal Agostino Vallini who was
appointed by the pope to replace Cardinal Camillo Ruini, who is retiring as
papal vicar for Rome.

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This is wonderful news for Holy Mother Church. I'm sure there are plenty of people in St. Louis who will be saddened by this news but for the Universal Church it's a great move.