Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Anglicans commune with Roman Catholics

'Body of Christ is more unified,' says Ottawa archbishop
Father Francis Donnelly, CC (right), chants the Gospel while former Anglican Bishop Carl Reid holds the book. Deborah Gyapong/CCN
The B.C. Catholic has Canadian Catholic News reporter Deborah Gyapong's coverage of the Anglican reception Mass for Victoria and Ottawa:
Bishops in Ottawa and Victoria received two groups from the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada (ACCC) into the Roman Catholic Church Apr. 15, including two former ACCC bishops and about a half dozen clergy.

“Today, the Body of Christ is a little more healed, a little more unified,” Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast told more than 700 people who packed St. Patrick’s Basilica. “Today, after half a millennium, separated brethren are separated no more! We are brethren, rejoicing at the same banquet table! Hallelujah!”
Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.

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