Luke Rivington

Controversialist. Born in London, England in 1838; died there in 1899. After receiving Anglican orders he joined the Cowley Fathers, and became Superior of their house in Bombay. In 1888 he entered the Catholic Church and was ordained, 1889. His writings deal chiefly with the weakness of the Anglican position. Among the more important are: Authority; or a Plain Reason for Joining the Church of Rome; The Primitive Church and the See of Peter; Anglican Fallacies; or Lord Halifax on Reunion, etc. He re-edited Milner's End of Religious Controversy.

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