The Church of England needs an improved theological understanding of the orders of ministry, such as the late Archbishop Michael Ramsey offered.
Part two of “Apologia episcoporum: Anglican Catholicism and the reformation of ecclesial order”
There are two principal ways of speaking of Anglo-Catholicism: as a matter of “taste,” and as a matter of truth.
As a bishop, I have always been reticent about publicly revealing very much about my political views.
The texts of the ecumenical Vespers in Rome addressed the theme of grace, unity, and pastoral ministry in complex ways.
Are Anglicans Protestants who have taken on the trappings of Catholicism, while eschewing its discipline?
Strangely enough, even though my province has been sanctioned ever so lightly, I feel more a part of a communion than I have in quite some time.
At this year's Chrism Mass of the Diocese of Springfield, I remarked to the assembled clergy and laity that my episcopate can now be considered "middle-aged."