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In Divine Love Made Flesh: The Holy Eucharist as the Sacrament of Charity, His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke examines the beauty and power of the Most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist in light of the profound and elucidating teachings of Blessed Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI. Using clear and illuminating language, Cardinal Burke guides one through the teaching of the Church on this Most Holy Sacrament and its place in the life of every disciple of Jesus Christ.
Truly inspiring, this spiritual treatise on the central Mystery of our Faith links the rich theology of the Church with pastoral practice and the spiritual life. To this end, Cardinal Burkeï¿½s marvelous ability to reach the layman in simple yet inspiring language is sure to engender the love of the Eucharist in the hearts of all who read it.
Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke studied at Catholic University of America and Canon Law at the Pontifical Gregorian University. He was appointed Moderator of the Curia and Vice Chancellor of the Diocese of La Crosse. Pope John Paul II named him Defender of the Bond of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, and five years later, the Bishop of La Crosse. While there, Bishop Burke founded the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. In 2003, he was named Archbishop of Saint Louis, in 2008, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, and in 2010, His Holiness elevated him to the College of Cardinals.
In addition, Cardinal Burke serves on the Congregation for Bishops, the Congregation for Clergy, the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, and the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.
One of the worldï¿½s foremost authorities on Roman Catholic canon law, Raymond Cardinal Burke leads with an unwavering passion for the integrity of Catholic doctrine embodied in the words of Jesus Christ. Cardinal Burke has authored many pastoral letters and commentaries on Church teaching. He has written and been written about in countless articles, often speaking out to clarify confusion on debated Catholic issues.