On the Traditional Anglican Communion – past and present.
Do give his post a read over at As the sun is in its orb.
UPDATE: Deborah Gyapong weighs in and comments on the above.
… I believe that Hepworth understood that the communal and ecclesial way would include a more corporate “front-end” reception, more respect for the bishops’ as guardians of Catholic doctrine rather than an insistence on individual lay conversion, and more respect for the legal and corporate identities of the TAC churches so they could come in as Bishop Craig Botterill once said to me, “lock, stock and barrel” rather than having to disband, potentially leave all behind, come in as individual converts and then attempt to re-assemble after the fact. Our ecclesial bonds were not regarded as important and consequently our parish families and our dioceses were disintegrated. Imagine, will you, if every Roman Catholic parish suddenly had to have the individual faith of each of its members examined (polls show only about half even believe in Real Presence) on pain of not receiving communion if they would not sign on the dotted line that they believed everything the Church holds to be true, whether on contraception to the male priesthood etc. But most of the TAC bishops showed they did not hold or, as their actions now indicate, aspire to hold the Catholic faith as it is presented in the Catechism. So, in retrospect the Holy See was perhaps wise to do it the way it did…