Rival Anglican church in UK ordains nine new clergy in controversial service
An Anglican splinter group in the UK ordained its own clergy for the first time on Thursday night at a service in east London.
Nine men were ordained by Andy Lines, a 'missionary bishop' consecrated in the wake of the Scottish Episcopal Church's decision to permit gay marriage. A number of senior conservative Church of England figures played prominent roles in the service.
The move will be seen as provocative as it sets up Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) as a rival Anglican Church to the Church of England....
Quote: "Welcome to the website of the Church of England (Continuing). We are a group of Anglican congregations outside the Church of England, seeking to preach the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and to uphold the biblical teaching of the Protestant and Reformed Church of England as expressed in the: 1662 Book of Common Prayer Thirty Nine Articles of Religion"
It sounds like the Anglican Church is just helping to set up an equivalent of the Saint Pius X Society.
Wikipedia wrote: .... Talks between the Society and the Holy See are at an impasse, and the Holy See considers that the Society has broken away from communion with the Catholic Church. Although the Holy See has granted to all priest members of the Society the faculty to give sacramental absolution validly to those who attend its churches and has authorised local ordinaries to grant permission for celebrating marriages of followers of the Society...
--[URL=http://tinyurl.com/y9x5ruxw]]]http://tinyurl.com/y9x5ruxw (Canonical situation of the Society of St. Pius X)[/URL]. Here is a more general article about this breakaway Romish organization. [URL=http://tinyurl.com/y7z2a62q]]]http://tinyurl.com/y7z2a62q (Society of Saint Pius X)[/URL].