The formal correction would 'require the Pope...to teach what the Catholic Church has always taught and practiced.'
'It seems to me that the essence of the correction is quite simple,' said Burke.
A 'formal correction' of Pope Francis does not mean others in the Church have authority over the Holy Father.
The Pope's position contradicts the Church's longstanding teaching.
Remaining silent would 'be a grave lack of charity toward the Pope,' says the cardinal. BREAKING: Cardinal Burke says if Pope won't clarify his ‘serious error’, Cardinals must make ‘a formal act of correction’