In this episode, Tom Riello, a former PCA pastor, interviews Jason Stewart, a former pastor in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, and his wife Cindy on the topic of their conversion to the Catholic faith in 2011. Jason earned his Master of Divinity from Mid-America Reformed Seminary (Dyer, IN) in 2005, and subsequently served for five [...]
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Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O’Brien, apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, announced Jan. 19 that Mount Calvary Church, a Baltimore parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, will be received into full communion with the Roman Catholic Church through the newly created Anglican Ordinariate for the United States Read the whole story here.
New Year’s Day ushers in a new era for Roman Catholics and members of the Anglican Church who will have the opportunity to enter into “corporate reunion” with the Holy See. Read the whole story here.
At least 20 clergy and several hundred of their parishioners are already lined up to join the Ordinariate, the new structure set up by the Pope a year ago that allows them to remain some of their Anglican heritage while entering into full communion with the Holy See. But many more members of the Anglo-Catholic [...]
I’ll be honest; The Church and New Media isn’t the sort of book I’d normally buy. But per chance, I ended up with a copy and decided to read it. This had nothing to do with the fact that CTC’s own, Dr. Taylor Marshall, is a contributor. But that alone should be enough to encourage [...]
Last week the SSPX submitted a response to the “Doctrinal Preamble” that was presented to the traditionalist group in September as the possible basis for a reconciliation with the Holy See. The document allowed for some amendment or clarification, but the Vatican made it clear that the SSPX would be expected to accept the essence [...]
BALTIMORE, Maryland, NOV. 15, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Anglicans in the United States who seek full communion with the Catholic Church will have an ordinariate on Jan. 1. Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, D.C., announced this today during the fall plenary meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Baltimore. Read the whole [...]
Called To Communion readers might already be familiar with Devin Rose, who is no stranger to the combox here; but if not, please visit Devin’s blog. Devin is a convert from atheism to Christianity first, and from Evangelical Christianity to Catholicism. He is now an up and coming Catholic author and apologist. Devin recently signed [...]
[A] Russian report notes that Father Anthony Sevryuk, the rector of the Orthodox church of St. Catherine in Rome, was present at this year’s celebration. His presence may be taken as further indication of a warming trend in the sometimes-troubled relations between the Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate. Read the whole story here.
After Maryland, Texas. A few days after news of the return to full communion with the Catholic Church by an entire Episcopalian community (Anglican of the States) of Saint Luke, in Bladenburg (Maryland), a new “transition” takes place: This time it’s in Texas, where six Anglican parishes “Made in the USA” are going to embrace [...]