ORC Italian Deanery erected

On Monday, 22nd April 2013 in Rome, Italy, His Grace Archbishop Douglas Lewins ORCC GB met with Mgr Alessandro Catullo in the shadow of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore to formally initiate the integration of the Orthodox Church of Italy (www.chiesaortodossa.it founded by Msgr. Antonio De Rosso) as an Old Roman Catholic deanery for…

Papal Resignation: Metropolitan of Europe’s response

Text of the letter sent by His Grace, Archbishop Jerome Lloyd OSJV, Metropolitan of the ORCCLR in Europe, to His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI in response to the news of his retirement from the See of Rome, sent via the Office of the Papal Nuncio to Great Britain: BEATISSIMO PATRI, Patriarchæ Ecclesiæ Occidentalis, Primati Italiæ,…

Year of Faith announced 2012-2013

Many of the Vatican’s events for the forthcoming Year of Faith were announced today as organizers unveiled the official logo in Rome. Archbishop Rino Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization, told EWTN News June 21 that the “significance of the logo is very simple.” “The boat is the sign of the…