Thursday, October 22, 2009

How many Anglicans will enter?

Catholic World News
October 22, 2009

Anglican Archbishop Peter Akinola of Nigeria, the most prominent of that continent's Anglican leaders, says that he is "still weighing the implications of the Vatican's offer." His response will be a crucial test for the Pope's plan, since he leads the world's largest and most robust Anglican community.

A spokesman for the traditionalist Anglican group Forward in Faith predicts that up to 1,000 priests will enter the Catholic Church under the terms of the apostolic constitution-- although he cautions that no one has seen the document yet.

Source(s): these links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

Africa's Anglicans Weigh Vatican Offer (Wall Street Journal)

Pope’s Anglican Move May Prompt ‘Flood’ of Converts, Group Says (Bloomberg)

Realistic Expectations about Anglicans ("On the News," 10/21)


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