Leading Church historian to become Catholic

catholicherald.co.uk/news/2012/10/04/leading-church-historian-to-be-received-into-personal-ordinariate/

He argues that Anglicanism has “no basis for its authority” as its confession “varies from place to place and person to person”. He says: “At the centre of Anglicanism is a great void.”

He adds: “The Church of England provides a masterclass in equivocation; it also, however, is the residence of very many good and faithful Christian people who deserve respect – for their perseverance in so many incoherent spiritual adventures.

“To leave their company is a wrench; to adhere to the Catholic faith is to join the encompassing presence of a universal body of believers in whose guardianship are the materials of authentic spiritual understanding… I have immense gratitude.”

According to a spokesman for the ordinariate, the former Reith lecturer will be received into the ordinariate on Sunday following a “profound intellectual and spiritual journey nurtured and enabled by the Anglican tradition”.

it has been said that to study deep into Christian history is to sees to be Protestant!

That’s amazing! Hopefully many people will follow his example.

Always good news when more people see the Truth and come home to Rome!

That was Blessed John Henry Newman, in the Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine:

“To be deep in history is to cease to be a Protestant.”

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