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Parklawn funeral director Pam Stephens goes rogue in the Grant Solomon case, resulting in ethics complaint to ParkLawn Corp.

Pam Stephens NASTY

Anglican Watch has filed a complaint with Parklawn Corporation, the current owner of Williamson Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services, located in Franklin, TN, over the conduct of previous funeral home owner Pam Stephens in the matter of Grant Solomon. We sent the complaint to corporate CFO Daniel Millett via his email,;

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UK-based Daily Mail covers death of Grant Solomon, opens door to investigation of additional allegations involving Aaron Solomon

Grant Solomon

In the ongoing battle to obtain justice for the late Grant Solomon, every voice counts. That’s why Anglican Watch is delighted to report that the Daily Mail, one of two leading mid-market publications in the United Kingdom, today covered Grant’s mysterious death. As of press time, the article was the leading piece of the day for

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Tenth Presbyterian drags its feet as it tries to avoid filing clergy disciplinary charges against Liam Goligher

Tenth Presbyterian Philadelphia

In the wake of the debacle involving Liam Goligher and Susan Elzey, it’s becoming increasingly clear that neither Tenth Presbyterian, the Tenth Session, nor the Philadelphia Presbytery have the spine to deal with corruption and abuse.  Indeed, all involved appear to be dragging their feet, versus doing the honorable thing,

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It’s official — the Diocese of Florida is “psychologically unsafe.” Along with much of the denomination

The Episcopal Church is psychologically unsafe

According to reports in the Church of England’s Church Times and other media outlets, an Episcopal bishop brought in to address long-running conflict in the Episcopal Diocese of Florida has concluded that the Diocese of Florida is “psychologically unsafe.” No kidding, Captain Obvious. In fact, the notion that the Diocese is psychologically

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Personal news

Mike Smith

Hi everyone. It’s Eric Bonetti, editor of Anglican Watch. As you know, I’m not great at self-disclosure. But I wanted to let you know I am leaving our dedicated volunteers in charge for a few days and making myself scarce. My husband, Mike Smith, whom I adore, got a heart transplant

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Tennessee regulators conclude funeral director Pam Stephens acted inappropriately, but fail to take meaningful action against her in Grant Solomon case

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Service

Several months ago, Anglican Watch filed a complaint against Pam Stephens and Williamson Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services for what we believe was spectacularly inappropriate behavior towards Angie Solomon following the death of Grant Solomon. State regulators ruled in our favor, but appear to have gone for a slap-on-the-wrist approach to

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Exclusive: Concerned citizens file police complaint against Grace Christian Academy over school’s failure to report child abuse


Earlier this week, we reported on efforts by Tennessee residents to have law enforcement investigate Grace Christian Academy (GCA), headmaster Robbie Mason, and guidance counselor Amy Curle for their failure to report allegations of child abuse involving Grant and Gracie Solomon. With this post, Anglican Watch provides the complete complaint and

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Title IV clergy disciplinary complaint filed against Bishop Alan Gates for ignoring allegations of child sexual abuse/rape

Bishop Alan Gates

Anglican Watch, the unofficial watchdog organization for the Episcopal Church, filed a Title IV clergy disciplinary complaint earlier this week against Alan Gates, Episcopal bishop of Massachusetts. The filing follows allegations that the Rev. Richard Losch, then serving a parish in Marblehead, MA, raped a boy at a Boy Scout

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Former director charged with stealing $1.6 million from Pennsylvania clergy death benefit fund

John A Miller

Published by Episcopal News Service. [Episcopal News Service] The former administrator of a nonprofit insurance corporation that has served the families of Episcopal clergy in Pennsylvania for centuries was charged in federal court with wire fraud for allegedly stealing more than $1.6 million intended for deceased clergy members’ widows and

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