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Catholic and Anglican bishops gather at Lambeth Palace as they await the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI on September 17                                                                    (Chris Ison/PA Wire)

Catholic group in the General Synod claims that traditionalists will secure new provisions

Kent parish makes first move towards Ordinariate

An Anglican parish in Kent makes the first moves towards joining an Ordinariate in a lay driven initiative

It should no longer be seen as a halfway house for disaffected Anglo-Catholics ‘defecting’ from the Church of England

Archbishop Wuerl will be in charge of setting up the US ordinariate (Photo: PA)

Archbishop Wuerl has been appointed to lead efforts to establish an Anglican Ordinariate in the US

High Mass for All Saints, celebrated at Pusey House last year            Photo: The Revd James Bradley

Only days after the Pope’s visit, Anglican traditionalists meet to discuss the future

Cardinal Keith O’Brien: ‘You have reassured us that Christianity is alive and well in our countries’

Two priests in north London and East Sussex told parishioners last weekend that they were to be received into the Catholic Church

The Right Revd Geoffrey Rowell, the third Anglican Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe (Steve Parsons/PA Wire)

But don’t hold your breath: it will take years

We may be about to witness the first fruits of Pope Benedict’s Anglicanorum coetibus. But not everyone is rejoicing

The Archbishop of Canterbury addresses the General Synod (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

Forward in Faith expects an exodus of ‘thousands’ after General Synod rejects concessions to traditionalists