CAPA is on the verge of disintegration after leaders of the Gafcon coalition called upon its chairman, the Archbishop of Burundi, to repent or resign in the wake of an October communiqué he endorsed that backed the Episcopal Church of the USA.
A letter was sent from the December 2014 Gafcon primates meeting in Nairobi to Archbishop Ntahoturi, and as no reply has been received, the letter is now being made public in order to avoid misunderstanding.
In a statement released one day before the state's attorney announced the indictment of the Suffragan Bishop of Maryland for manslaughter, Bishop Robert Ilhoff has called for Bishop Heather Cook to be resign.
With the announcement today by civil authorities of charges against Heather Cook in the tragic death of Thomas Palermo, the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, reaffirms its respect for the course of action the legal system is taking and prays for a just outcome in this case.
A report on events the day of the accident, Dec. 27, in which Thomas Palermo, 41, was killed while riding his bike in northern Baltimore, was given by the Rev. Scott Slater, chief assistant to Diocesan Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton to more than 100 clergy.
On December 1, 2014, Plaintiffs The Episcopal Church, Local Episcopal Parties, and Local Episcopal Congregations filed a joint motion for partial summary judgment in the 141st District Court, the Honorable John P. Chupp presiding. As the motion states: