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Catholic Church welcomes Episcopal converts

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 01/03/2012 @ 12:00 am In Faith,Front Page,U.S.,World | Comments Disabled

Congregations and members of the Episcopal Church — including married priests — may join the Roman Catholic Church under a new structure announced by the Vatican.

The nationwide “ordinariate,” which is similar to a diocese, will be headed by the Rev. Jeffrey N. Steenson of Houston, a Catholic convert who called the announcement by Pope Benedict XVI a “historic moment in the history of the church.”

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