Quincy diocese may leave Episcopal Church
Consecration of actively gay bishops, blessings of same-sex unions at odds with local leadership
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
By MICHAEL MILLER
of the Journal Star
PEORIA - The Episcopal Diocese of Quincy said Tuesday it will consider proposals in October that would allow it to break away from The Episcopal Church in order to, diocesan leaders say, stay with the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Bishop Keith Ackerman and other leaders of the west-central Illinois diocese discussed the resolutions with clergy members Tuesday at St. Paul Cathedral. The proposals had to be filed one month in advance of the annual synod in October. the rest