Day: April 16, 2015

Faithful South Carolina diocese’s appeal taken by state supreme court

Faithful South Carolina diocese’s appeal taken by state supreme court

The South Carolina Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to hear the appeal of the Episcopal Diocese in South Carolina, the faithful diocese. This is the second heartening piece of news for the diocese. Two weeks ago the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals remanded a case to the U.S. District Court in Charleston; the district judge had refused to hear that case brought by the faithful diocese until the state case ran its course.

Episcopal Church Committee for Justice in Israel and Palestine calls for boycott, divestment, and sanctions

Ahead of General Convention this summer in Salt Lake City, a newly formed group within the Episcopal Church, The Episcopal Committee for Justice in Israel and Palestine, has issued a statement and resolution calling for the Episcopal Church to employ boycott, divestment, and sanction tools for nonviolent peacemaking. The committee cites Israel’s decades old policy of occupying […]