LA CROSSE, Wis. (ChurchMilitant.com) - According to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Cdl. Raymond Burke's medical condition has greatly improved.
Saturday morning, the Shrine released the following statement:
Praised be Jesus Christ!
The cardinal's family is pleased to announce that His Eminence has come off the ventilator and will leave the ICU today to return to his hospital room. His sister spoke with him on the phone this morning, and His Eminence expressed his deep gratitude for the many prayers offered on his behalf. His family asks that we continue those prayers for his full and speedy recovery, and they are grateful to God for the exceptional medical care the cardinal has received from the dedicated doctors and nurses who continue to assist him.
The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the cardinal's media will provide further updates as directed by his family.
God bless you.
Rev. Paul N. Check
Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Church Militant will continue to post updates on this developing story as more information becomes available.