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Charles Alley+ on Title IV

Besides being conduct unbecoming of a church, the latest Title IV complaints violate the First Amendment.
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ACI on Title IV

The complaints are patently frivolous and should be dismissed at the outset.
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+Daniel Martins on Title IV

My principal concern was to not leave unchallenged the assertion that the Episcopal Church is a unitary hierarchical organism at all levels, and that the dioceses are entirely creatures of General Convention.
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+William Love on TItle IV

To date, I have not seen a copy of the “complaint,” nor do I know who issued it, or what it says.
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The need for transparency

We have considered carefully the available information related to the allegations against Bishop Mark Lawrence that are currently under review by the Disciplinary Board for Bishops. That information discloses an extended and troubling sequence of events that raises serious questions about transparency in the church.
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Church attorney recuses herself

Bishop Dorsey Henderson writes: “Ms. [Josephine] Hicks has withdrawn ... because unanticipated circumstances have created the possibility of a conflict arising regarding fiduciary responsibilities for members of her law firm as matters develop.”
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Title IV in action

The new title became effective on July 1, 2011, and already has been invoked in two proceedings against bishops of the Church. Given our past concerns, it is appropriate to take initial stock of the new canons as applied. Our succinct summary: it is even worse than we expected.