June 2, 2010
by Christian Campbell
I have just gotten off the telephone with Archbishop Hepworth, who, despite being in the midst of an apostolic visitation of his diocese and finding himself somewhere in the Australian bush, has authorized me to make a brief preliminary statement regarding the rumors of what transpired at the recent meeting of the House of Bishops and Executive Council of the Anglican Church in America, the USA province of the Traditional Anglican Communion, at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, IL.
Reports from the meeting suggest that three of the bishops have practically repudiated their solemn oaths to uphold the doctrine and ecumenical commitment of the Traditional Anglican Communion as expressed in the Concordat and most fully realised in the recent Apostolic Constitution, and, while making provision for alternative episcopal oversight for those parishes desiring to pursue full communion with the Catholic Church, engineered a plan to retain control of the province...
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