RCs, Anglicans Make Progress on ARCIC Talks: Churches Reach Preliminary Agreement on Authority Issue (Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission)
The Anglican and Roman Catholic churches have come to a basic agreement on the difficult issue of authority in the church, according to Anglican representative, Bishop John Baycroft.
Bishop Baycroft, who co-chaired the recent meeting of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC II) in Belgium, said the decision means the Anglican Communion might eventually accept the universal primacy of the Bishop of Rome -- the pope.
Our feeling following the meeting in Belgium is we have made sufficient steps forward in our understanding and our way of talking about the universal primacy," said Bishop Baycroft, bishop of the Diocese of Ottawa.
Contrary to the …
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Publication information: Article title: RCs, Anglicans Make Progress on ARCIC Talks: Churches Reach Preliminary Agreement on Authority Issue (Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission). Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 122. Issue: 10 Publication date: December 1996. Page number: 9. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.