The Vatican announced in late October that it would make the process for joining the Roman Catholic Church easier for Anglicans who were uncomfortable with their church’s acceptance of female and gay bishops. This announcement bridges the gap between the two churches, which have been split since the English Reformation.
Belief in Brief: The Catholic and Anglican churches
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