This is a massively significant move on behalf of the pope, especially for “Anglo-Catholics” in the new structures that have sprung up in response to the theological revisionism within the Episcopal Church, and other “progressive” Anglican bodies worldwide. It will be interesting to see what happens…
Two excerpts from the article:
October 20, 2009, will go down in history as a turning point in Catholic-Anglican relations.
This new canonical structure will be open to all in the Anglican Communion (currently 77 million strong), including the Episcopal Church in the United States (approximately 2.2 million)
Update: USATODAY article-more info than the article above.