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Global South Steering Committee Accepts Oversight Request from South Carolina

8-21-2014 · After exclusion from The Episcopal Church (TEC) and in the midst of TEC leadership litigation to dismantle their Christian witness, the original Diocese of South Carolina began to consider alignment options for continuing participation in…


Presiding Bishop Rules out Settlement; San Joaquin to Appeal

8-19-2014 · Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has refused to allow the provisional bishop of the rump San Joaquin group, the Rt. Rev. David Rice, to enter into negotiations to settle the longest-running legal dispute currently…


Making Sense of the Trial in South Carolina

7-31-2014 · In trying to make sense of the trial in South Carolina (which I did not attend, but know only from the reports of those who did), I noted certain pervasive themes. First, the trial was…


Analyzing the Quincy Decision

7-28-2014 · On July 24, 2014 the Illinois Appellate Court for the Fourth District filed its opinion in the appeal taken by the Episcopal Church (USA) from a judgment entered against it by the Hon.…


South Carolina Trial Ends: Day 14

7-25-2014 · The final day of the trial in South Carolina ended with the testimony of Bishop Mark Lawrence. He expounded on his continuous efforts to keep the Diocese from being forced out of the Church—efforts which,…


[Bumped: How to give to Quincy] Quincy Funds Frozen Again; Defense Fund Needs Help

7-25-2014 · As I explained in this earlier post, the Anglican Diocese of Quincy was successful in obtaining a judgment that it had sole title to its bank accounts and real property. The Episcopal Diocese of…


BREAKING:  Appellate Court Affirms Lower Court Decision in Quincy Appeal

7-25-2014 · The decision can be read in its entirety here.  An examination of the evidence reveals nothing to demonstrate an express trust, an implied trust, or any other interest vested in…


South Carolina Trial Day 13: the Truth Will Out

7-24-2014 · Today Bishop Lawrence and his Diocese finally had their opportunity to rebut all of the historical distortions and propaganda that ECUSA and its Potemkin village in South Carolina have introduced in their efforts to muddy…


South Carolina Trial: Day 12 - Judge Refuses to Be Distracted

7-23-2014 · Here is the account of Day 12’s proceedings from the Dioccesan Press Office: DAY 12: DIOCESE OF SC v. THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH TEC USES BISHOP vonROSENBERG TO AGAIN CLAIM…


South Carolina Trial Day 11: a Waste of Time

7-22-2014 · Day 11 of the trial in South Carolina was for the most part occupied with ECUSA’s repeated attempts to insist upon irrelevancies, rather than meet the case against it on the merits. Here is the…


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