In 1997 William Oddie published a controversial book called The Roman Option. Dr Oddie, a biographer of G K Chesterton and former editor of The Catholic Herald, outlined a possible future development in which disaffected Anglicans sought to move en masse to the Catholic Church. He defined this movement as “the Roman Option” and suggested it would result in a decisive “Realignment” within English-speaking Christianity. The book, which is currently out of print, is starting to be talked about again. Some speculate that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith may even have studied it as it worked on the new Anglican provision...
Read the rest at editor Luke Coppen's blog at The Catholic Herald.
William Oddie is to be one of the speakers at the 2010 Anglican Use Conference in Newark, New Jersey.
And do poke about the site, there are many other interesting posts, particularly the aptly entitled "The Anglican provision: a press round-up"
Gamaliel - As we look prayerfully foreward to the next pontificate, I find the Gamaliel of Acts 5:33-42 more and more in my mind.I pray that we may not fall into the ...
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