Tag Archives: Anglicans

How Fishwrap celebrates Episcopalian “ordination” of women.

Preliminary comments.  Priests are for sacrifice.  Sacrifice requires priesthood.  If you don’t have sacrifice, you don’t need priests.  You can have ministers, instead.  Ministers are fine, but they aren’t priests.
Second, Anglicans/Episcopalians don’t have priests because they don’t have valid orders. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis prays for success of initiative to convert Anglicans

In the wake of the decision of the State tethered Church of England to have wyshyps (female bishops), the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham set up a “Exploration Day”.
You know that the Ordinariate was created according to the provisions … Continue reading

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Anglicans have a home

Across the pond in Ol’ Blighty, the Church of England has approved female bishops.
This was inevitable.  The CofE is on the State’s leash and the State blows with (and creates) the wind of social changes, trends, fads, etc.
But wait, traditional … Continue reading

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The Wrong Stuff: Anglicans on the course of self-destruction.

One of our frequent commentators here sent me this (appetite spoiling) photo with this:
The Right Stuff? (Remember the scene with the 7 astronauts in space suits?
Get a load of these photos of “clergy” arriving for vote on wymen bishops:

From the … Continue reading

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Church of England to dump “sin” and “devil” from baptism rite?

The leading prelate of the Church of England, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who recently called Pope Francis his own Person of the Year, has been a busy bee!
From The Mail:
[Archpb. of Canterbury] Welby [Anglican] casts out ‘sin’ from christenings: … Continue reading

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Pope Francis changes rules for who can join Anglican Ordinariates

This is really interesting.
Do you remember some reports that, not long ago, some people were claiming that Pope Francis, still in Argentina, pooh-pooed any need for an Anglican Ordinariate.  Remember that?  BBC HERE.
Read what follows and ask yourself if this … Continue reading

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Lutheran Ordinariate coming?

Vatican Insider has something today about some Lutherans who are getting nervous about the Holy Father establishing an Ordinariate for Lutherans, along the lines of that which he established for Anglicans.
“A Lutheran ordinariate? That’s a bad sign”
An ordinariate for Lutherans … Continue reading

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Are liberals baffled by the rising of the Traditional Roman Rite? Yes. And terrified.

Over at Real Clear Religion there is something that I am finally getting around to talking about and that you should look at.
Here are some high points with my emphases and comments.
The Rise of Latin Mass Youth
by George Neumayr

Liberal bishops dismissed … Continue reading

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Church of England to allow homosexual bishops in civil partnerships

There is a story at CNA/EWTN that made me chuckle a little.
What for what is wrong with this (including the terminology).
London, England, Jan 4, 2013 / 06:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church of England has decided to permit gay male … Continue reading

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Take the Women’s Ordination Conference! Please?

As we approach the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, I just want to give a big shout out to  the folks at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in downtown Washington, DC, for allowing some Catholic girls to jump around in … Continue reading

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