• Rome’s Anglican pastor: Papal visit an exciting, but normal, step

    Rome’s Anglican pastor: Papal visit an exciting, but normal, step

    • Feb 25, 2017

    Jonathan Boardman, pastor of All Saints Anglican Church in Rome, said that in his opinion, the reason a papal visit to an Anglican parish is possible now rather than in the past is likely due to “the fact that we’ve got Pope Francis.”

  • Removal of pastor feeds perceptions of draconian authority

    Removal of pastor feeds perceptions of draconian authority

    • Jan 29, 2017

    By removing a dedicated pastor at an Anglican Use parish, Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller of San Antonio has not only engaged in a striking overreach, but he’s fed perceptions that Catholic prelates are inflexible, authoritarian and aggressively assertive.

  • Is it time for a Lutheran Ordinariate?

    Is it time for a Lutheran Ordinariate?

    • Jan 17, 2017

    Father Dwight Longenecker has a proposal for Protestants who might like to be in communion with Rome while still maintaining their own church and traditions, and it is creating something akin to the Anglican ordinariate. With the 500th anniversary of Luther’s separation upon us, Longenecker asks why not replicate the ordinariate model for the Lutherans?