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Conservative Anglicans Are Rejoining the Catholic Church

…in a few months, four Anglican bishops left their confession to join the Catholic Church.

A movement that has been accelerating for several years, as evidenced already in 2009 by the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus, promulgated in order to facilitate the reception of Anglican clerics within the Church.

The latest, Jonathan Goodall, former secretary of Robin Williams – who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2003 to 2012 – on March 12, 2022 received priestly ordination from the hands of Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Catholic Archbishop of Westminster.

The decision of these men to join the Church is far from being a formality for them, since due to a historic – and infallible – act signed by Pope Leo XIII in 1896, the Holy See declares null the validity Anglican ordinations. Read more…

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