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England: Sect's 'bishop' involved in homosexual activities

Catholic World News - June 15, 2010

Anthony Earl-Williams, the leader of a sect that has been variously characterized as "Old Catholic" and "traditional Catholic," has been involved in prurient activities of a homosexual nature, The Sun reports. The ArchConfraternity of Our Lady of Victories, whose metropolitan bishop is Earl-Williams, claims 40 parishes and missions in the United Kingdom.

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  • Posted by: garedawg - Jun. 15, 2010 8:19 PM ET USA

    The ones you really have to look out for are the young Old Catholic bishops!

  • Posted by: Salome - Jun. 15, 2010 6:25 AM ET USA

    The schism you refer to in the second paragraph gave rise to the Union of Utrecht, which is how the term 'Old Catholic' is generally understood. I don't think this outfit is part of it.

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