The Episcopal Church revises clergy misconduct protocols for fairness, transparency

(Kathryn Post. RNS).

The changes come as the denomination prepares to welcome a new presiding bishop with a history of bringing abuse to light.

As it elected Bishop Sean Rowe its new presiding bishop at last week’s General Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, the Episcopal Church adopted more than 20 resolutions related to Title IV, a section of the church bylaws that governs its response to allegations against clergy of abuse or misconduct.

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