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South Carolina to 'go it alone'

By a staff reporter

THE diocese of South Carolina has disaffiliated itself from the Episcopal Church in the United States (TEC), and will "go it alone", its bishop has confirmed.

At a special convention held last Saturday in Charleston, South Carolina, the Rt Revd Mark Lawrence said that "for now and the foreseeable future, having withdrawn from our association with TEC, we remain an extra-provincial diocese within the larger Anglican Communion."

But in a statement on its website, TEC said: ...

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