Toronto Archbishop Thomas Collins has asked Canadians interested in joining a Personal Ordinariate for former Anglicans to signal their intention in writing by May 31.
He told the Anglicanorum Coetibus Conference on March 26 he wanted to “clarify the commitment” of individuals to find out “who wants to proceed, understanding exactly what it means.”
Archbishop Collins, who is the Episcopal Delegate representing the Holy See in the formation of a Personal Ordinariate for former Anglicans within the Catholic Church, stressed the importance of individual conscience, and that each individual have “fully informed consent to this.”
Though May 31 is not a deadline and Anglicans can commit to joining later, Archbishop Collins said he wanted to provide the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) with an idea of preliminary numbers.
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