The conservative Diocese of South Carolina said Wednesday its bishop, Mark Lawrence, is being accused of abandoning the Episcopal Church in a process that doesn’t allow him to know his accusers.
But the president of a national church board looking into the matter says those names will be made known to him if the panel decides there is abandonment.
Lawrence was recently contacted by the church’s Disciplinary Board for Bishops. He was told that, based on information from churchgoers in the diocese, it is investigating whether he has abandoned the doctrine, discipline and worship of the church. To read more, click here.
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