Standing commission agrees to consider ‘needed changes in Title IV’ over cases involving bishops

An Episcopal commission tasked with reviewing and suggesting changes to The Episcopal Church’s canons met online Sept. 12 and responded to recent calls by the church’s two presiding officers for a new examination of Title IV disciplinary canons amid growing scrutiny of several cases involving bishops.

The Standing Commission on Structure, Governance, Constitution and Canons voted in favor of a brief motion promising to publish its “initial reflection” after engaging in a thorough discussion of the calls for “needed changes in Title IV” at its next in-person meeting, scheduled for Oct. 8-11 in Baltimore, Maryland.  To read more click here