Tag Archives: Episcopal Diocese of Chicago

David Duggan files Title IV appeal

Moments ago, David Duggan, a retired attorney in the Diocese of Chicago, filed an appeal of the dismissal of his Title IV case. His complaint objects to the conduct of clergy within the diocese, who retaliated against Duggan for objecting to the ordination of an openly gay, married postulant. by filing a frivolous motion for protection from stalking Read More

Time for Chicago bishop Paula Clark to shape up or ship out

Let’s cut to the chase: In light of yet another incident of unethical conduct from Chicago bishop Paula Clark, we’ve reached an inflection point. Specifically, it’s time for Clark to shape up or ship out. Simple as that. Anglican Watch previously covered David Duggan’s experiences with the Diocese of Chicago, which filed a protection from stalking order against Duggan Read More

Zombie churches and decline: AW predictions about the coming parochial report results

Anglican Watch (AW) has been reviewing data relating to parochial report results, and we are increasingly confident that we have a good feel for the reports coming within the next few weeks. So, we will venture out on a limb and share our predictions for the data and related issues, including the burgeoning population of zombie churches. (More on Read More

Megachurch pastor and alleged pedophile John Blanchard pulls a Bob Malm, has protestors arrested

According to The Virginian Pilot and My Christian Daily, John Blanchard, pastor of Rock Church in Virginia Beach, Va, had protestor Jamie Thomas, 43, handcuffed outside the church and taken before a magistrate last Sunday. He was charged with stalking and disclosing expunged police records — both misdemeanors — and was released on his own recognizance shortly afterward. Read More