Formed ca. 191618 by theosophist mems. of the Old* Cath. Ch. in Gt. Brit.; Charles Webster Leadbeater (18471934) was consecrated bp. 1916 by an Old Cath. bp. Holds that there are various paths to truth; claims apostolic succession through Old Caths. and has 7 sacraments: baptism, confirmation, eucharist, absolution, unction, matrimony, orders. The Province of the USA was est. 1919.
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