Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Anglicans Becoming Catholics!

by Steve Ray on October 21, 2009

Traditional Anglicans welcome Vatican announcement with joy

Archbishop John Hepworth, primate of the Traditional Anglican Communion, has issued a statement welcoming Pope Benedict’s decision to permit Anglican communities to join the Catholic Church as communities.

First thoughts on an Anglican ordinariate by Canon Lawyer Ed Peters:

An interesting announcement today from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith alerts us to an upcoming apostolic constitution establishing a “personal ordinariate for Anglicans entering the Catholic Church”.  My first thoughts thereon are linked above.

More info at:

Jimmy Akins Blog on this topic

http://www.catholic.org/international/international_story.php?id=34677

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/oct/20/roman-catholic-church-receive-anglicans

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/damianthompson/100014174/new-era-begins-as-benedict-throws-open-gates-of-rome-to-disaffected-anglicans/

Zenit “Making Anglicans Feel Welcome in the Catholic Church: http://zenit.org/article-27352?l=english

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