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Anglican Archbp. Williams speaks about Anglicanorum coetibus in Rome

From The Telegraph: Churches lose their vicars as Anglicans “jump ship” for Rome, warns Rowan Williams The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has warned that parishes will be left without vicars as hundreds of Anglicans “jump ship” for Rome. … Continue reading

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Anglican Archbp. Williams is in Rome. No, he is dry. No swimming.

From CNA: Vatican City, Nov 18, 2010 / 02:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of the Church of England, Archbishop Rowan Williams of Canterbury met privately in Rome with Pope Benedict XVI on Nov. 18. The meeting comes at an … Continue reading

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Anglican Archbp. Williams wants a joint commission to oversee Anglican conversions

A reader alerted me to the following story from the Telegraph: Archbishop of Canterbury moves to flush out Anglicans plotting to defect to Rome The Archbishop of Canterbury moved last night to counter secret plotting [!] among disaffected Anglicans who … Continue reading

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Anglican Archbp. Williams causes another dust up for the C of E and himself

There is a good deal of controversy in England right now about comments made by Anglican Archbp. Rowan Williams before Benedict XVI’s visit to England. In an article in The Times published today, the contents of an interview with Archbp. … Continue reading

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So a Pope and an Anglican Archbishop walk into an Abbey…

The other day when Benedict XVI was at Westminster Abbey, together with Anglican Archbp. Williams for an Anglican service, I just about sprayed my Mystic Monk Coffee on the screen when I heard that the Holy Father chose to wear … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s address for Vespers in Westminster Abbey

At Vespers, Archbp. Williams said inter alia: “St Gregory was the first to spell out … the magnitude of the gift given to Christ’s Church through the life of St Benedict … who, through a relatively brief Rule of life, … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s address to Anglican Archbp. Williams at Lambeth

The Holy Father paid a courtesy visit to Anglican Archbp. Rowan Williams at Lambeth Palace. My comments at the end.  First, I must say that Archbp. Williams gave a good address which I am starting to drill into.  But he … Continue reading

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Nothing “eccentric” about this theology! Nosirrie!

Whose theology is "eccentric"? The Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury opined that for some (no doubt himself included) Benedict XVI’s provisions for Anglicans are "theologically rather eccentric". This from the fellow who recently got together with friends for an ecumenical conflab … Continue reading

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Anglican Archbp. Williams: Benedict XVI’s provisions seen as “theologically eccentric”

I think Rowan Williams, Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, likes the word "eccentric".  It seems to be a word he understands inside and out. A few alert readers sent me links to an article in the Daily Telegraph  which has comments … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI grants an audience to Archbp. Williams

From today’s meeting between His Holiness the Vicar of Christ and the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury:

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A “back door ecumenical gesture”

There is a very instructive article in The Times about the Anglican Provision. In their latest meetings the Anglicans made no serious provisions for Anglican traditionalists. There is an interesting parallel here for Rome and the SSPX years ago.  With … Continue reading

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Joint Statement of Archbps. Nichols (Catholic) and Williams (Anglican)

The doors to the Church are always open to those wishing to enter.  Now there is not only a door open to Anglicans, but also a house full of furniture. The Holy Father will establish ordinariates for Anglicans who wish … Continue reading

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