(Ang. Ink) South Carolina TEC loyalists defy ban on using diocesan name and shield

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Compliance with the court’s order has also been spotty. On Wednesday, Bishop Charles vonRosenberg told Anglican Ink the loyalist group would comply with the court’s order, and a spokesman for the South Carolina steering committee, Holly Behre, told the Associated Press they would honor Judge Goodstein’s ruling and will adopt a name that will comply with the spirit of the court order until the matter is resolved.

However compliance with the order, which went into effect at 5:11 pm on Wednesday has been slow. The group’s website http://www.episcopalofsc.org did not remove the shield or the claim to be the Episcopal Dicoese of South Carolina until late Thursday.

As of our going to press, the loyalist group’s fundraising site, scstewardship.com, continues to display the diocesan shield (as shown above) and holds itself out to be the true Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina, in apparent disregard of Judge Goodstein’s order...

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Posted January 26, 2013 at 6:28 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Archer_of_the_Forest wrote:

Rules don’t apply to us, canonical or civil.

January 26, 9:12 am | [comment link]
2. Archer_of_the_Forest wrote:

To be fair, I checked their official website this morning, and I see they have removed the seal and the name.

January 26, 9:38 am | [comment link]
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