Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Traditionalist Anglican group in US seeks union with Catholic Church

Catholic World News - March 04, 2010

Leaders of the traditionalist Anglican Church in America have announced their decision to make a formal request for entry into the Roman Catholic Church under the provisions of the Pope's apostolic constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus. The group, which claims 99 parishes in the US, is asking the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to implement the Pope's plan, forming an Anglican ordinariate in the US.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our September expenses ($6,414 to go):
$35,000.00 $28,585.73
18% 82%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 2 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: niall - Mar. 04, 2010 7:04 PM ET USA

    Thanks be to God - I'm sure there will be great rejoicing in Heaven as well as among Catholics here on earth! Thank God for His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, too - firstly we were blessed with Summorum Pontificum and then Anglicanorum Coetibus, and hopefully a reform of the reform on the way! May Pope Benedict be granted many more years as the Successor of Peter, and may his endeavours bear much fruit!

  • Posted by: Minnesota Mary - Mar. 04, 2010 5:10 PM ET USA

    Hallelujia! Rejoice Soldiers for Christ! Reinforcements are on the way!

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Oh, that sort of misconduct 8 hours ago
Don’t worry about terrorism; worry about workplace violence? 8 hours ago
Doing Great Things for Christ 9 hours ago
Two steps forward, one step back: mixed signals from Vatican on abuse and accountability September 26
The Annulment Question, and Much More September 26

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Cardinals criticize Kasper proposal, escalating debate on remarriage/Communion CWN - September 18