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Bishop Lawrence to be quizzed over deeds

by a staff reporter

THE Bishop of South Carolina, the Rt Revd Mark Lawrence, has been asked to explain why he issued “quitclaim deeds” to all his parishes, effectively handing over church property from the diocese to in­dividual parishes.

Other bishops from South Carolina have asked for a face-to-face meeting with Bishop Lawrence “in order to better understand [his] action”.

The Bishop of East Carolina, the Rt Revd Clifton Daniel, wrote: “We have heard and read reports that you have ...

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