The Apocrypha was widely read by the early church but not generally accepted as inspired. Here's Apologia Anglican's first full video: on the Apocrypha.
Friendship is a virtue for every man. It is as vulnerable & intimate as it is masculine and strong. Without friendship, no man can have excellence. But this is not by a present perfection but a hope in eventual glory.
The greatest problem in the Catholic Church today is Modernism. While usually a concern among Romanists, it is a chiefly Protestant concern.
The problem in historically Anglican churches has been a problem of a false view of God leading to a false view of man.
Just as a civil kingdom is a perfect society, so is the kingdom of God: the Catholic Church.
While it is common to think that King Henry VIII started the Church of England, it actually has deeper roots than that.