Tag Archives: Anglicanorum coetibus

TO ALL U.S. BISHOPS! For your November meeting, read this.

UPDATE 14 Nov 1933 GMT: Archbishop Nienstedt was elected. ___ Your Excellencies, That bastion of support for your ecclesiastical authority, the National catholic Fishwrap, is lobbying against the election of Archbishop John Nienstedt (St. Paul and Minneapolis) as Chairman of … Continue reading

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US Anglican Ordinariate imminent this autumn

In the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, we pick up on comments by Card. Wuerl of Washington DC that soon in the USA some form of the Ordinariate foreseen in Anglicanorum coetibus will be established. Here is a … Continue reading

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TAC’s Archbp. Hepworth and breakthrough in negotiations with the Holy See

On the site of English Catholic I found an encouraging article about Archbishop John Hepworth of the TAC, Traditional Anglican Communion, and a breakthrough in negotiations with the Holy See for his flock to be united with the Catholic Church. … Continue reading

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Canadian Anglicans vote to unite with Rome

From the blog canterbury tales: A recent meeting of leaders in the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada (ACCC) voted to unite with the Roman Catholic Church through the Apostolic Constitution created by Pope Benedict XVI.  [Do I hear an “Amen!”?] … Continue reading

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John Allen on SSPX/Rome talks. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

My friend the nearly-ubiquitous John L. Allen, Jr, the fair-minded writer for the ultra-liberal dissenting National Catholic Reporter has an interesting piece about an upcoming meeting scheduled between SSPX Bishop Bernard Fellay and the CDF in Rome to review their … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Mass obligation and Traditional Anglican Communion

From a reader: Can a Roman Catholic fulfill her Sunday Obligation at a Traditional Anglican Communion church that is part of one of the Pro-Dioceses awaiting the construction of the Ordinariate for the United States? In the Code of Canon … Continue reading

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Anglicans becoming Catholics: a concrete instance

I am, these days, especially happy to read good news.  A kind reader let me in on this fine development, made possible by the Pope of Christian Unity, Benedict XVI. There is an Anglican//Episcopalian parish, St. Luke’s, in Bladensburg, Maryland, … Continue reading

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Houston: dedication of new Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

I read at the site Ordinarite Portal, for the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham set up under the provisions of Anglicanorum coetibus – Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity – that on 28 May H.E. Daniel Card. … Continue reading

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SSPX reaction to the Anglican Ordinariate and the recent converts

Long-time participant HE alerted me to the following from the site of the SSPX. They are happy about the reception of so many former Anglicans entering into the Roman obedience. As you know, Anglicans are able to enter full union … Continue reading

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OSV: Ecumenism and the Pope of Christian Unity

Our Sunday Visitor was kind enough to send me an advance copy of an editorial for their 8 May issue.  I think, once you read it, you’ll know why they sent it. Allow me to preface this by saying that … Continue reading

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The fruits of Anglicanorum coetibus: new Catholics join the Anglican Ordinariate

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald. My emphases. Ordinariate comes to life in Holy Week By Anna Arco & Simon Caldwell The world’s first personal ordinariate has grown dramatically during Holy Week. New members of the Personal … Continue reading

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Sometimes rumors are true.

The other day I mentioned that I had heard that Msgr. Keith Newton of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham would be received by Pope Benedict XVI. This is on VIS: LE UDIENZE Il Santo Padre ha ricevuto questa … Continue reading

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Is this a joke?

I am having a hard time believing that this is true. Please.. someone write to me to tell me this is NOT TRUE. From Damian Thompson: This cross between a public lavatory and a Christian Science Reading Room used to … Continue reading

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Why Anglicans need Romanorum coetibus

I saw this at Insight Scoop.  This piece is an object lesson in why Anglicanorum coetibus was a great idea and why various bodies of Anglicans should sign on to Romanorum coetibus as soon as possible. You cannot make this … Continue reading

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What is the Pope of Christian Unity up to now?

The first time I used the phrase “Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity“, which is starting to get around, liberals were in grand-twit: they are losing control of what “ecumenism” means and how it is pursued.  Benedict is … Continue reading

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