Anglican Church in America Going Catholic?

Breaking news as the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church in America has formally requested to enter the Catholic Church:

Orlando, FL – 1 pm EST – Bp. George Langberg

Released by the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church in America, Traditional Anglican Communion 3 March 2010

We, the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church in America of the Traditional Anglican Communion have met in Orlando, Florida, together with our Primate and the Reverend Christopher Phillips of the “Anglican Use” Parish of Our Lady of the Atonement (San Antonio, Texas) and others.

At this meeting, the decision was made formally to request the implementation of the provisions of the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus in the United States of America by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

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Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

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  1. I am not surprised with TAC going Roman myself. This has been coming. Again, this is to Rome’s new Anglican rite or offer. I call it an Anglican rite myself. English or Anglican Catholics in communion with Rome. I have, after much thought, time and prayer decided not to go this route myself. The Church seems to my mind, both Catholic & Reformed. I was raised Irish R. Catholic, and even went with the Benedictines when I was younger for awhile. (Many good memories), but also many struggles with the papacy or papal doctrines.

    But God Bless those that can with clear heart and conscience, go with Rome. They have many great historic saints, both those canonized and not. And I will say it again, I love the man, John Henry Newman! But he was a great Anglican Christian before he went to Rome.

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