Bishop George Luxton meeting with Pope 2 April 1966
ii nniirn n i i more v n i TORONTO TJ--The TJ--The TJ--The TJ--The .GIobefpp o in t a Man says an Anglican Bishop has gontv directly tplh$ Pope to get4he Vatican to re-. re-. re-. consider the validity of Angli- Angli- ajtrorder declared invaDd by apal decree in 1896. Thu nr-usru. nr-usru. nr-usru. nr uvl stt Rav j George Luxton,VA n 1 1 c-erfi c-erfi c-erfi Bishop of Huronr-iHwJivWinm-, Huronr-iHwJivWinm-, Huronr-iHwJivWinm-, Huronr-iHwJivWinm-, Huronr-iHwJivWinm-, peg, has asked EopeSPauKto p p o i n t a - commission to examine the validity of bishops, Driests and deacons of the Annlir.n f-kiirW f-kiirW f-kiirW I Bishop Luixtori met the Pope last November and raised the question 'WAriglican orders.- orders.- idity Sou he Pope asked Bishop Luxton toTDrebare a formal ennuect innivK A ,papal decree in 1896- 1896- set out toe Roman Catholic doctrine - that ' Anglican orders are invalid insofar as the his toric ministry of the Church is concerned." ' - Bishop Luxton also asked the Pope to revoke the sentence of excommunication and anathema anathema passed by Pope Pius.V in 1570 oh Queen Elizabeth I.; "Bishop Luxton also asked theTPope. to consider an inter- inter- aht? minelinK of the orders of ;the Roman Catholic Church 'withj our own orders and witlr the orders -of -of - other communions which .are in fuD intercom-munion intercom-munion intercom-munion with the newspaper newspaper adds, ' The Globe quotes. Bishop Luxton as saying' the separation separation ot Anglicans. from,.Rome was largely political, in origin. rr r-'- r-'- r-'- r-'- ' ' ",.