A prominent ex-Anglo-Catholic has shut down his blog in wake of news that his ordination as a priest in Britain’s ordinariate has been “deferred”.

John Hunwicke, former Anglican priest at St Thomas the Martyr, Oxford, and former Senior Research Fellow at Pusey House, said there had been a “misunderstanding” about the content of his blog. He added:

I shall promptly delete any comments on it (or emails sent to me) which are in any way whatsoever critical of the Catholic Church, or any of its officers, or of the ordinariate.”


THE PENNY DROPS — 12 Comments

  1. Poor chap, I guess….

    Well, that’s the kind of exercise of authority he wanted, isn’t it?

    (Seems to fall in that sowing/repeating category maybe?)

  2. The open hand of welcome has turned into an iron fist. I don’t feel any sympathy for him or others who will experience such authority in their new allegiance. He’s made his bed and now he has to lie in it.

  3. “I don’t think I have a delete button”

    There’s a quote for your hagiography.

  4. I am speechless. One wonders if the RC bishops have decided they have gotten all they are going to or that they have gotten all the trouble makers they can stand?


  5. “haggerography”

    But of course (LOL)

    Whatever else, that face is a National Treasure!