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The ordination of Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali to the Catholic priesthood in London, England, Oct. 30, 2021.

‘A moment of great joy’: English cardinal ordains ex-Anglican bishop as Catholic priest

Oct 30, 2021

By CNA Staff

Fr. Michael Nazir-Ali was ordained at a Mass at an ordinariate church in London. Read more

Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali, the former Anglican bishop of Rochester, England.

Ex-Anglican bishop: As a Catholic, I want to help the persecuted abroad and marginalized Christians at home

Oct 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali described his reception into the Catholic Church as a ‘bittersweet moment.’ Read more

The Rt. Rev. Michael Nazir-Ali, the former Anglican bishop of Rochester, England.

Prominent Anglican bishop received into Catholic Church

Oct 14, 2021

By Luke Coppen

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali has joined the personal ordinariate. Read more

Mgr Keith Newton is ordained as a Catholic priest at Westminster Cathedral, London, England, Jan. 15, 2011. Credit: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk.

‘This was a historic moment’: England’s personal ordinariate celebrates its 10th anniversary

Jan 15, 2021

Ten years ago today, Mgr Keith Newton was preparing to be ordained a Catholic priest at Westminster Cathedral, the mother... Read more

Indiana Catholic priest charged with domestic violence against wife

Mar 1, 2018

A married Catholic priest in the Indianapolis archdiocese faces several criminal domestic violence charges after he allegedly assaulted his wife... Read more

Archbishop Gerhard Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Photo courtesy of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Archbishop Müller: US ordinariate brings gifts to the Church

Feb 8, 2013

The head of the Vatican’s doctrine office called on Anglican communities that have entered the U.S. Catholic Church to have... Read more

Father Harry Entwistle and Pope Benedict XVI.

Pope establishes Australian ordinariate for former Anglicans

Jun 15, 2012

On June 15 Pope Benedict officially erected the Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross for Anglican groups and... Read more

UK ordinariate adapts Anglican prayers for Catholic use

Jun 6, 2012

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham is preparing to publish its daily liturgical prayer book, as part of... Read more