WASHINGTON(September 23, 2010)—The Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has named Archbishop Donald Wuerl of Washington to guide the incorporation of Anglican groups into the Catholic Church in the United States.
In this position, he is a delegate of the congregation and heads the U.S. bishops’ ad hoc committee charged with assisting CDF in implementing the apostolic constitution Anglicanorum coetibus. Pope Benedict XVI issued the document in November 2009 to provide for establishing personal ordinariates for Anglican groups who seek to enter corporately into full communion with the Catholic Church...
Read the rest of this press release on the web site of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Hat tip to Fr. Christopher Phillips of Our Lady of the Atonement, San Antonio
See also Fr. Phillips' recount of his communications with one of the committee members assisting Archbishop Wuerl, Fr. Scott Hurd, to be found on the blog The Anglo-Catholic.
Also see Fr. Phillips' post of a subsequent letter from Fr. Hurd about individuals being encouraged to write to Archbishop Wuerl about their desire to enter the ordinariate.
Anti-Jesuit jokes - Unaccountably, jokes which are less than friendly towards the Society of Jesus seem currently to be in vogue. Back in the 1840s, we were widely and popular...
6 hours ago