Old Catholic Church of America

Old Catholic Church of America

Old Catholic Church of America

Founder

Bishop Paul Francis Cope

Date Founded

1925

Recognition

Holy Orders and Sacraments recognized as valid by Pope Benedict XVI

Primate

Metropolitan Archbishop James Bostwick

Headquarters

DeForest, Wisconsin

Territorial Jurisdiction

Parishes in the United States (8), Canada (2), England (1), Peru (1)

Clergy

6 bishops, 30 priests/deacons

Liturgical Language

English, Spanish

Adherents

less than 1000

Website

http://www.oldcatholic.org/index.htm

The Old Catholic Church of America is an autocephalous Old Catholic Church, founded in the United States of America in 1925 by Bishop Paul Francis Cope. Like most Old Catholic denominations, the Old Catholic Church of America retains pre-Vatican II Liturgical and doctrinal traditions.

From: Wikipedia



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