I can appreciate how difficult this news would be for Archbishop Hepworth. I was never an ordained Catholic priest, nor was I an Archbishop, but in the end, the decision that Archbishop Hepworth (and some other priests in the TAC) will have to face is not dissimilar to the one I had to face: do you remain where you are in order to continue to exercise a ministry you feel that God has called you to, or do you accept God’s deeper and more fundamental call into communion with the Catholic Church? When it becomes an either/or decision, and not a both/and one, the rubber really hits the road. Please pray for Archbishop Hepworth, and for all Anglican priests considering the call to communion with the Catholic Church. It is a fundamental issue that they are wrestling with.
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