A Local Paper Article on the Bishop of the new TEC Diocese in S.C., Charles vonRosenberg

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Posted September 9, 2013 at 6:15 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. cseitz wrote:

I thought today’s reigning mantra was ‘only GC can *create* a diocese’—so how does this entity in SC qualify to be called a diocese? Isn’t it simply that collective of parishes left over when the Diocese of SC disassociated? Strictly speaking it is not a diocese. It might be a diocese-in-formation, to appeal to GC in 2015. But that is also awkward…

September 9, 1:09 pm | [comment link]
2. Militaris Artifex wrote:

Rev. Seitz,
Clearly, it does not qualify to be called a diocese—at least not a diocese of The Episcopal Church. But the truth is often awkward, most particularly to those who so strongly desire the truth to be other than it is, that they live out a pretense alternative to the truth. Such is what happens when any of us fails to live the truth.

Pax et bonum,
Keith Töpfer

September 9, 3:51 pm | [comment link]
3. Militaris Artifex wrote:

The very incongruity of such a situation is, I think, the hallmark that should alert all parties to the event that it is not the truth being spoken.

September 9, 3:53 pm | [comment link]
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