Thursday, March 17, 2011

Ordinariate Watch: 1 in 5 converts in England & Wales headed for AO

The Anglican Ordinariate, or more correctly, The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, is taking off better than anyone could have imagined. And the Bishops of England and Wales are smiling about it through clenched teeth.

The Catholic News Agency is reporting that one in five convert this Lenten Season will be Ordinariate bound.

900 prospective members of the new ordinariate, including 61 former Anglican clergy. Five former Anglican bishops have already become Catholic priests.

Grumblings Behind The Scenes...

It's an open secret that the Catholic Bishops in the British Isles are no big fans of the Ordinariate.
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2 Comments:

Blogger Adeodatus49 said...

I just love it when liberal Catholic bishops squirm in discontent over another triumph of traditionalism.

11:12 AM  
Blogger Al said...

Dito what Ade said.
I would suspect that the liberal Catholic Bishops know the Angican Ordinariate will show them up for what they really are, faux Catholics. & even worse, take away a huge number of faithful Catholics leaving their churches even emptier than ever.

5:27 AM  

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