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Days before his ordination to the Catholic priesthood, former Anglican bishop talks candidly about his path to the ordinaritate

But they cannot: this is an idea whose time has come

‘What we asked for is what we got’

Former Anglican bishop Andrew Burnham talks about the car journey to Rome that inspired the world’s first ordinariate

A mother church and unique prayer books will accompany the structure set up this week

Archbishop says Catholics in England and Wales are ‘privileged’ to be part of such a unique moment in Church history

Fr Marcus Stock, general secretary of the bishops’ conference, confirms ordinariate will be formally created this week

As an ordinariate looks set to be established by next week, the debate about married priests reopens

The Catholic Herald predicts the big stories of 2011

The speed of the operation is possible because of the Pope’s personal knowledge of those involved