Anglicanorum Cœtibus anniversary


Anglicanorum Cœtibus anniversary
4 November was the fifth anniversary of the promulgation of the Apostolic Constitution, Anglicanorum Cœtibus, which allowed for the setting up of the ordinariates.The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham was established here in the UK in January 2011. This was followed by the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter in the US in January 2012 and the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross in June 2012.
The anniversary was marked by several commentaries. 
Mgr Andrew Burnham, former Anglican Bishop of Ebbsfleet and now Assistant to the Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, wrote in The National Catholic Register in the US.
To read the piece click here

The National Catholic Register also published an overview of the ordinariates five years afterAnglicanorum Cœtibus, by Charlotte Hayes.
To read the piece click here
The Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter, Mgr Jeffrey Steenson, wrote in the US weekly, Our Sunday Visitor.
To read the piece click here
The Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, Mgr Keith Newton, was interviewed by the French Catholic television station, KTO. The clip of Mgr Newton starts at 8 mins 44 and is in English with French subtitles. (The introduction to him is in French.)
To view the programme, click here
Our Sunday Visitor also carried a piece by Fr Dwight Longenecker, the American priest, author and blogger. Fr Longenecker was formerly an Anglican priest in the UK and was received into the Catholic Church in 1995.
To read his commentary, click here 


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