Anna Arco of the Catholic Herald.
The Pope has honoured three former Anglican bishops, the first members of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, with the title of monsignor.
Fr Keith Newton, the leader of the Ordinariate who has most of the functions of a bishop, and Fr John Broadhurst, the former Bishop of Fulham, have been granted the papal award of Apostolic Pronotary, the highest ecclesial title for non-bishops. Fr Andrew Burnham, the former Bishop of Ebbsfleet, has been granted the papal award
I use to be a Bishop and now I only have purple socks.
Truly though I especially love people who give up something for the love of truth. That even though Anglican orders are invalid, they had to get passed that fact – which could not have be easy. The same goes for anybody that has to give up their job to become Catholic or face hurdles such as opposition by a spouse, family, or friends.
Via Father Z