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S. Carolina counters ‘intrusion’

by Ed Thornton

THE diocese of South Carolina has ratified two resolutions, which, it says, will “protect” it from “unconstitutional intrusions” by the wider Episcopal Church in the United States.

At the diocesan convention last month, more than two-thirds of both clergy and lay members voted for a resolution that “re­moved the accession clause to canons of the Epis­copal Church”, a statement released by the diocese said. The second resolution “enabled the Convention to meet more ...

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