Monday, November 01, 2010

Anglicans who defect to Rome might be permitted to lease their old churches

Hundreds of priests and parishioners are expected to take up the Pope’s offer to convert to Roman Catholicism and join a new body for Anglicans who disagree with the ordination of women bishops when it is established next year.

Church authorities have insisted that defectors will not be able to retain their parish buildings when they leave the Anglican family.

But today the Church’s most senior official, William Fittall, raised the prospect of a historic compromise.

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1 comment:

Reformation said...

We call them "Anglicans?"

When the 1662 BCP and Articles--notwithstanding the abandonment of them--are still the law of the land?

The questions are rhetorical, but justifiable.