Skip to comments.Letter from Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger to Anglicans opposed to gay bishop
Posted on 04/19/2005 10:39:05 AM PDT by churchillbuff
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FYI..for the group..
Am an Anglican by faith, but not a contemporary Episcopalian. Am giving up on the US Episcopal church, and am going to convert to the Roman Catholic church.
Not that big a leap, really.
Some Episcopalian priests and their congregations are becoming Catholic. Bishop Gene is so vile and provocative, and cannot keep his hateful propagandizing quiet, that a schism in the Anglican Communion is inevitable, although Ratzinger/Benedict XVI sees opposed to this.
Some Episcopalian priests and their congregations are becoming Catholic. Bishop Gene is so vile and provocative, and cannot keep his hateful propagandizing quiet, that a schism in the Anglican Communion is inevitable, although Ratzinger/Benedict XVI seems opposed to this.
Why do you say that "Ratzinger is opposed to this"?
I speak legaleze but I confess I must be missing something.
All I get is saying that he is reminding them of the importance of the church, remember the teachings, and good luck.
Nothing specific about homosexuals in the church.
What am I missing?
I read it a few times but I don't know what he's saying about the issue at hand. Can you break it down? Thanks...
Welcome to Rome, prayers for you and for all who follow you.
Beautiful letter. As a former Episcopalean, now Catholic, the more I read about Pope Benedict XVI, the more I love him.
The mere fact that he sent an open letter to this "rebel" group in another denomination was itself a big statement.
see my post # 11. It was a rebuff to the hierarchy of the Episcopal Church, for Ratzinger to formally acknowledge this rebel faction.
Transubstantiation vs. Consubstantiation. Not a small issue.
Try the www.anglicancatholic.org
Aha - thanks!
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I went to Drudge and a couple different threads on the new Pope on F.R. Not one picture of this person anywhere. Doesn't anyone have his picture? I read that he was the leader in Pope John's funeral, someone must have taken his picture.
That was my take on it as well.
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