Tag: South Carolina

Breakaway Diocese of South Carolina petitions US Supreme Court

According to the state Supreme Court ruling, the disassociated Diocese of South Carolina would have to relinquish 29 church buildings. But that diocese’s officials soon indicated they would petition the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to overturn the state court decision, and on Friday, Feb. 9, that’s just what they did.

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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.

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