Briefly noted

A group of “traditional Anglicans” in Australia has voted to accept the invitation of Pope Benedict XVI to convert to full communion with the Roman Catholic Church, while retaining their membership in the Anglican Church. Meeting in Melbourne on February 13, the Australian branch of Forward in Faith, which comprises many members of the international Anglo-Catholic group called the Traditional Anglican Communion, “received with gratitude” the pope’s invitation in October to join the Roman communion. The British newspaper The Daily Telegraph reported that the Australian group was the first Anglican group to accept the pope’s offer.

 

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