New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
World >

South Carolina under restraint

by a staff reporter

MEMBERS of the Episcopal Church in South Carolina have met to elect a new bishop and give themselves a new name, after a judge ruled that they could not take over the name or seal of the diocese of South Carolina.

A temporary restraining order has been placed on the use of the diocese's name, trademarks, and symbols, after a case was brought by a group of parishes, and Bishop Mark Lawrence, who left the Episcopal Church (TEC) last year (News, 23 November).

A full hearing on ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Top feature

Ebola virus: ‘impact is still real’

Ebola virus: ‘impact is still real’

Sierra Leone is officially free of the Ebola virus, but the devastation caused by the disease has left lasting scars. Molly Hodson visited the country to see how it is coping  Subscribe to read more

Top comment

It's both hands together

Christianity needs political visibility on both Left and Right if it is to remain untainted by partisan associations, says Nick Spencer  Subscribe to read more

Mon 25 Jul 16 @ 8:22
Grave used by thieves to be relocated https://t.co/XE22WNq93E

Sun 24 Jul 16 @ 20:44
Christianity needs visibility on both Left and Right if it is to remain untainted by party politics | Nick Spencer https://t.co/no9ZT192yj