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Friday, February 29, 2008

All Things Anglican Use

Fr. Aidan Nichols O.P. is a friend of the Church's Pastoral Provision for converted Anglican and the keynote speaker at the Anglican Use Society's annual meeting several years ago. Fr. Nichols' name has been mentioned, in both the religious and secular press in England, as a possible successor to the present Archbishop of Westminster. He has also just published a new book -- "The Realm: An Unfashionable Essay on the Conversion of England."

He says:

".... if Catholic Christianity conveys in human form the divine revelation which is the greatest truth, goodness and beauty man can know, then all the elements of truth, goodness and beauty in the theory and practice of other forms of Christianity ... would come to their crown in this context, would come to their intended fulfilment. It's because I believe this to be true that for instance I support ... the scheme for an Anglican church-body united to Rome but not absorbed."

HT: Fr. A.