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The Pope invites disaffected Anglicans to join the Catholic Church

Historic move a response to Canterbury’s stance on female clergy and homosexuality

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In an unprecedented move, Pope Benedict XVI has opened the doors of the Roman Catholic church to a growing number of Anglicans left disaffected by Canterbury’s liberalism. Thousands of Anglicans have already left the church in response to its stance on homosexuality and female clergy. The historic move means that disillusioned Anglicans will be able to convert to Roman Catholicism while holding onto some of their religious doctrine rather than form small breakaway churches. While married Anglican pastors will be able to become Catholic priests, they will not be allowed to become bishops.

London Telegraph

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