He went so far as to disclose a threat:
“I think we cannot foresee and we will not make comments on what will happen to Cardinal Burke in the future. That remains the decision of the Holy Father,”
Feel free to make Cardinal Burke a white martyr of the faith, but before you do Jorge, consider this.
On February 1, Milo Yiannopolis was scheduled to speak to a few hundred. Violent fascist protesters in Berkeley gave him an audience of tens of millions.
This blog had a few hundred thousand readers after ten years until Tom Rosica, that brilliant media-savvy clericalist came along. Now, it has a growing international audience.
These occurrences are known as the Streisand Effect.
Go ahead, it will be the real Francis Effect. Take away his red hat.
You'll only make him a greater saint.
As for the Knights of Malta, I feel great sorrow for two of my friends who are Knights, here in Toronto.