(RNS) — The Episcopal Church in South Carolina will reclaim control of more than two dozen properties after the U.S. Supreme Court declined an appeal brought by a breakaway group of conservative Anglicans.
(RNS) The Diocese of South Carolina said it helped form the national Episcopal Church in 1789, and was not legally bound to stay. On Tuesday (Feb. 3), a judge agreed.
(RNS) Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said the Diocese of South Carolina can't unilaterally secede, as she urged conservatives to stay in the denomination despite sharp disagreements over theology and homosexuality. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) The Diocese of South Carolina announced on Wednesday (Oct. 17) that it has disaffiliated from the Episcopal Church, escalating a long-running skirmish and setting the stage to become the fifth diocese to secede from the national church. By Daniel Burke.