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Episcopal Leader Says South Carolina Diocese Can’t Secede

posted on November 19, 2012

At Religion News Service Daniel Burke reports that Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori wrote in an open letter to the Diocese of South Carolina, which has threatened to secede from the national church over disagreements about homosexuality and theology, warning the diocese that it cannot take such an action unilaterally. “Disagreement about a variety of issues is normal in this church, and has historically been considered a healthy sign of diversity,” Schori wrote. “Please know that The Episcopal Church wants you to remain!”

Read at Religion News Service