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3:28 am on Thursday July 24, 2014

Episcopal schism trial: It's not a religious matter

The judge presiding said the matter of who owns church property is a matter of secular laws.
9:57 pm on Monday December 30, 2013

Effort to call church split a conspiracy fails to gain legal traction

A judge differed with the Episcopal Church's opinion that a split by S.C. churches in 2012 was actually part of a conspiracy.
4:51 am on Thursday June 27, 2013

S.C. Episcopalians start over after church split

A gathering in Charleston on Wednesday brought together church leaders and members of The Episcopal Church following the departure of many S.C. parishes from the national church in 2012.
10:34 am on Tuesday June 4, 2013

Pensions come into question as Episcopal churches split

A split between to Episcopal church groups continues to cause friction as the pensions as a request to move the pensions of non-clergy employees has gone unfulfilled.  Here are details from a release: CHARLESTON, SC, June 3, 2013 – The retirement...
8:25 am on Saturday May 11, 2013

Head crosstown for Charleston's annual Greek Festival, Opa!

Come join the celebration of life, music, good food, and friendship at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church's 43rd annual Greek Festival on May 11, 12, and 13 (Saturday to Monday). This decades-old tradition of culture and entertainment is fun for...
5:54 am on Wednesday March 6, 2013

In Episcopal dispute, both church groups lay claim to diocese name

A split between the national Episcopal Church and an offshoot local group is continuing with both sides now claiming they are the only side authorized to use the name the "Diocese of South Carolina".
12:14 am on Monday February 4, 2013

Following national church break, Port Royal Episcopal group closer to an official designation

Town of Port Royal A long outspoken local Episcopal gathering is closer to getting officially recognized by the national Episcopal Church. St. Mark's Chapel was visited by Rev. Charles vonRosenberg on Sunday following his appointment by the national...
3:40 am on Friday January 11, 2013

Gifted $750,000 to bring Catholic school to Okatie

Two gifts making $750,000 will be used by the Catholic Diocese of Charleston to build the new John Paul II Catholic School in Okatie off S.C. 170.
4:25 pm on Thursday October 11, 2012

City of MB attempts to avoid legal trouble of meeting prayer by creating a public meeting prayer

Flickr user Wyoming_Jackrabbit When most people think of First Amendment rights, they think of free speech and the freedom to practice any religion they choose. It also prohibits government from preferring a particular religion over another or...