Episcopal church in Bladensburg to convert to Roman Catholic parish

The Washington Post today reports:


An Episcopal church in Bladensburg has decided to become the first in the Washington area -- and one of the first in the country -- to convert to a Roman Catholic parish, the Episcopal Diocese of Washington announced Monday.

St. Luke’s, a small, tightknit congregation founded in 1895, had been thinking about becoming Roman Catholic since 2009. Last year, in the wake of a remarkable bid by the Vatican to reach out to disaffected Anglicans, it made an overture to the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington.



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