"Independent Catholicism"

What Old Roman Catholicism is expressly NOT is any form of “Independent Catholicism”. (The educated reader will no doubt be aware that the phrase “Independent Catholicism” is an “oxymoron”!) Yet this is a phrase used by many as a cover all for those who claim to be Catholics supposedly independent of any historic See. It…

Of Bishopesses…

Well the inevitable happened, the Church of England confirmed it’s desire this past weekend to renounce Catholic praxis and teaching entirely. No more the fudge of classical Anglicanism of being both “Reformed and Catholic” instead, just “Protestant”. The residual vestiges of its once Catholic past will remain, the use of titles like “Bishop,” “Cathedral,” “Priest,”…