Card. Burke goes to Guam – What’s up with that?

Posted February 16, 2017 1:10 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Card. Burke goes to Guam – What’s up with that?

You may, by now, have read new stories about how His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke has been “sent to Guam”.  He will preside over a canonical trial of a bishop who has been accused of sexual abuse of minors.
This is not some sort of punishment or banishment.
Dear readers, don’t freak out about this.  I’m getting hysterical email.
“Cardinal Burke was sent to GUAM?!? The Holy Father must really hate him!  What about the Knights of Malta?  Was he stripped of the Knights of Malta too?!?  It’s a conspiracy!  AAAARRGH!  I’M LEAVING THE CHURCH!”
Okay, that’s a summary, a compression of emails, not an

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