Leonardo"s Notebook by Mattheus Mei

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The Traditional Anglican Communion is in according to the CDF?

It appears that SSPX isn't the only Traditionalists group being welcomed back into the fold, though with this crowd there's so far no outbursts of holocaust denialism or anti-semitism.

CathNews is reporting:

History may be in the making. It appears Rome is on the brink of welcoming close to half a million members of the Traditional Anglican Communion into membership of the Roman Catholic Church, Such a move would be the most historic development in Anglican-Catholic relations in the last 500 years. But it may also be a prelude to a much greater influx of Anglicans waiting on the sidelines.

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has decided to recommend the Traditional Anglican Communion be accorded a personal prelature akin to Opus Dei, if talks between the TAC and the Vatican aimed at unity succeed, it is understood.

An announcement could be made soon after Easter this year. It is understood that Pope Benedict XVI, who has taken a personal interest in the matter, has linked the issue to the year of St Paul, the greatest missionary in the history of the Church...

...The TAC's Primate, Adelaide based Archbishop John Hepworth, told The Record he has also informed the Holy See he wants to bring all the TAC's bishops to Rome for the beatification of Cardinal Henry Newman, also an Anglican convert
to the Catholic Church, as a celebration of Anglican-Catholic unity.
- Anthony
Barich, The Record

The Easter 2009 is significant as we said back in November that rumors were afoot of a meeting en masse between the TAC Bishops and the Pope Easter of this year.

... developing...

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