Bannon carries battles to another influential hub: The Vatican

The title is a bit misleading since Burke isn’t really in “the Vatican” per se, but this article is exactly what I have been picking up in bits and pieces and alluded to in my comments to the two most recent articles posted here.  However, both Burke and Bannon are small time compared to what PF dealt with in his time in Argentina.  He went up against some very heavy hitters in his day who didn’t think twice about offing a few priests and even bishops.  His warm, loving demeanor in that white cassock has a very astute political player inside with the street smarts of a survivor and we know Who is on his side..  And do what he says: “Pray for me”…reyanna.

By Jason Horowitz (NYT)     February 6, 2017     Santa Fe New Mexican on-line

ROME — When Steve Bannon was still heading Breitbart News, he went to the Vatican to cover the canonization of John Paul II and make some friends. High on his list of people to meet was an archconservative American cardinal, Raymond Burke, who had openly clashed with Pope Francis.

In one of the cardinal’s antechambers, amid religious statues and book-lined walls, Burke and Bannon — who is now President Donald Trump’s anti-establishment eminence — bonded over their shared worldview.

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