Bishop Tolowa Nona and Archbishop John Hepworth, Primate of the Traditional Anglican Communion, enter the church for Solemn Mass on Sunday, May 2, 2010, during the midst of a four-day Conference and Synod on Badu Island in the Torres Strait. Bishop Nona, with the unanimous support of his clergy and people, is now petitioning the Holy See for the erection of a personal ordinariate under the provisions of the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus. The Church of the Torres Strait, a distinct province of the TAC, is applying to Rome separately from the Anglican Catholic Church in Australia.
See the whole article, including photos and map of the Torres Straight, at The Anglo-Catholic blog.
Farewells - I imagine that in quite a number of English Catholic parishes, priests and people are saying good bye to each other as clergy move to take up new appointment...
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