Editor’s Note: In the following review, Dr. Tighe shares a number of details concerning the dialogue between the Traditional Anglican Communion and various organs of the Holy See, which, for various reasons, have yet to appear anywhere online, including on The Anglo-Catholic. Students of the history behind the Apostolic Constitution will no doubt find both the review and Fr. Fleming’s book interesting.
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CONVINCED BY THE TRUTH: EMBRACING THE FULLNESS OF CATHOLIC FAITH
by John I. Fleming
Modotti Press, 2010
(124 pages, $22.95 AUD)
To order click here.
This book, released only a few days ago on May 5, 2010, ought to be of particular and exceptional interest to all who are interested in the genesis and background of Anglicanorum Coetibus and in the deliquescence of world-wide “Anglicanism” of which it is one of the more conspicuous results. Fr. Fleming is himself a well-informed “insider:” an Australian Anglican priest from 1970 to 1987 (Archbishop Hepworth of the TAC was once his Curate), he, his wife, their three daughters and his mother became Catholics in 1987, and he was ordained a priest in the Catholic Church in 1995...
Read the rest of the review at The Anglo-Catholic blog.
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