Why Conservative Anglicanism is Doomed

On Friday, the Anglican Church announced that the next Archbishop of Canterbury would be the current Bishop of Durham, Justin Welby. This appointment is important, since the Archbishop of Canterbury is the highest-ranking bishop within the Anglican Communion. Archbishop-elect Welby is a complex man: he’s an Evangelical with an admiration for Catholicism, and a traditional-minded…

Another Episcopal Priest to Join the Ordinariate

Some Holy Communion members turning to Catholicism The breakup in the Episcopal diocese has led some members of one local parish, the Anglo-Catholic Church of the Holy Communion, to make a move of their own.Five families will follow the Rev. Patrick Allen, curate at Holy Communion, into the arms of the Roman Catholic Church. The…

Vatican Officials to Headline Symposium on Ordinariate in US

And still with US Ordinariate news: Archbishop Gerhard Müller (right), Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, and Mgr Steve Lopes, Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and Secretary to the Anglicanae Traditiones working party, will be featured speakers at a symposium to mark the…

Msgr Steenson Addresses the USCCB Plenary

As Deborah Gyapong reports: Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson  gave a report this afternoon on the progress of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops that was livestreamed via the usccb.org website. I took notes.  Here are some highlights of his talk.  (I missed the beginning). Msgr. Steenson told…