Lowcountry bishop wins skirmish over Episcopal diocese name

Posted by Kendall Harmon

[Bishop Mark] Lawrence spokeswoman Jan Pringle said in a statement that the injunction will remain in effect until the court rules on the property dispute “to protect the Diocese’s real, personal and intellectual property and that of its parishes from a TEC takeover.”

While Lawrence's group viewed the decision as a validation, the TEC congregations noted, "This was done with the consent of all parties, and either side has the right to have a hearing on the matter with 14 days' notice.”

"This is not an unusual development, and it signifies only that these issues remain to be decided at a future time," said Holly Behre, communications director for The Episcopal Church in South Carolina.

Read it all.

Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts SchoriTEC BishopsTEC ConflictsTEC Conflicts: South Carolina* Culture-WatchLaw & Legal Issues

0 Comments
Posted February 2, 2013 at 11:25 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]
Registered members must log in to comment.




Next entry (above): Mere Anglicanism 2013: Dr Peter Walker - St Paul, Passionate for Christ

Previous entry (below): Television—the generational shift from on-a-schedule to on-demand viewing

Return to blog homepage

Return to Mobile view (headlines)