ROME, Italy (CNN) — The Vatican said Tuesday it has worked out a way for groups of Anglicans who are dissatisfied with their faith to join the Catholic Church. The Vatican says more Anglicans have expressed an interest in joining the Catholic Church.
Are Anglicans and Catholics in communion?
That can be summarised simply. Catholics should never take Communion in a Protestant church, and Protestants (including Anglicans) should never receive Communion in the Catholic Church except in case of death or of “grave and pressing need”. There is much talk of pain and brokenness in the document.
Is Anglican Catholic the same as Roman Catholic?
The difference between Anglican and Catholic is that Anglican refers to the church of England whereas Catholic comes from the Greek word that means ‘universal’. The first form of Christianity is the Catholic. … The origin of the Anglican Church was during the Reformation. It was the idea of Henry VIII.
Does Anglican believe in Jesus?
Communion or the Lord’s Supper is one of two key moments in Anglican worship, the other being the preaching of the Word. Generally speaking, Anglicans believe in the “real presence” of Christ in the Eucharist but reject the Catholic idea of “transubstantiation.”