No they aren't. Raymond Burke, the former Archbishop of St. Louis, is now the prefect of the Apostolic Signatura; in effect the Supreme Court of the Church, at the Vatican, has been very outspoken on the issue of Canon 915
as has Pope Benedict XVI
. Bishops, like all sinners, are given several opportunities to exercise free will and amend their lives and return to the straight and narrow path and preach the truth. Now that Burke is in Rome I expect that the heat will be turned up, albeit slowly, on those Bishops who talk the talk, and those that don't, but don't walk the walk regarding Catholic teaching and pro-infanticide politicians who mock the Eucharist.
To: A.A. Cunningham
Now that Burke is in Rome I expect that the heat will be turned up...
You are correct. He has already made a clear public pronouncement as Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura here.
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