raymond burke

Raymond L. Burke, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura

  • Age: 64
  • Born: June 30, 1948 in Richland Center, Wis.
  • Education: Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.), Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome)
  • Ordained a priest: 1975 in Rome
  • Posts held: bishop of La Crosse, Wis. (1994-2003); archbishop of St. Louis, Mo. (2004-2008); prefect of the Apostolic Signatura (2008-present)
  • Elevated to cardinal: 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI

(RNS photo by David Gibson)