Presiding Bishop asks Mark Lawrence to recant: Anglican Ink, November 15, 2012 November 15, 2012Posted by geoconger in Anglican Ink, South Carolina.
Tags: Daniel Martins, Katharine Jefferts Schori, Mark Lawrence
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has told the Bishop of Springfield she has not declared the ecclesiastical authority of South Carolina to be vacant. However, she has conceded her staff has been working with dissidents in the diocese to appointment new members to replace those no longer recognized as exercising legal authority over the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina by the national church.
A spokesman for the diocese said she was unaware of any current vacancies on the board.
Writing on his blog, Confessions of a Carioca, the Rt. Rev. Daniel Martins stated he had been “contacted by “the Presiding Bishop” concerning his call for a halt to hostilities between the national church and the Diocese of South Carolina.
Read it all in Anglican Ink.