As Anglo-Catholic as I may be, I don’t like this. It is ant-ecumenical. At least the bishops wives were received in the same ceremony. From Catholic News Service:
Bishops Andrew Burnham of Ebbsfleet, John Broadhurst of Fulham and Keith Newton of Richborough will be soon ordained as priests for a special Anglican ordinariate that will be set up in England later in January.
. . . former Anglicans [will be permitted] to retain much of the patrimony and liturgical practices, such as married priests.
Also received into the church at the Jan. 1 Mass were Judi Broadhurst, the wife of the former bishop of Fulham, and Gill Newton, the wife of the former bishop of Richborough.
Three former Anglican nuns — Sister Carolyne Joseph, Sister Wendy Renate and Sister Jane Louise — who had left the Sisters of St. Margaret to join the ordinariate, were also received into the church during the Mass, along with an unspecified number of former lay Anglicans.
. . . Most former Anglican groups will be encouraged to share church buildings with their local Catholic parishes.