Cardinal Burke Launches His Own Personal Website, Hopes to Use Site to Teach the Church’s Doctrine and Discipline.

Cardinal Raymond Burke has launched his own personal website ( where people can send him special prayer intentions, and which he intends to use to uphold the Church’s teaching and discipline.  The patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta says he also hopes that, by visiting the site, visitors will be inspired to pray for him. The website currently contains a biography, links to his apostolates, books and Facebook page, and details on how to contact the cardinal.

In a short introductory text, Cardinal Burke writes: “Welcome to my personal website. I am pleased to communicate with you. It is my hope that your visit will be a source of encouragement to you.”  He says that for his part, “the website is a means of carrying out more fully my mission as a bishop and cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church, especially the teaching of the Church’s doctrine and discipline.” 

And he adds that “in a particular way, I hope that your visit will inspire you to pray for me.”