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2) In a specific sense, ecclesiastical discipline refers to the canonical provisions for presentment and trial of a member of the clergy. Grounds for presentment and trial of a member of the clergy include crime; immorality; holding and teaching any doctrine contrary to the doctrine of the Episcopal Church; violation of the rubrics of the Prayer Book; violation of the Constitution or Canons of the General Convention; violation of the Constitution or Canons of the diocese of canonical residence; violation of the Constitution or Canons of a diocese in which one was located temporarily; any act involving a violation of ordination vows (including, under certain circumstances, disregard or disobedience of a Pastoral Direction); habitual neglect of the exercise of the ministerial office without cause, or habitual neglect of public worship and Holy Communion, according to the order and use of the Episcopal Church; or conduct unbecoming a member of the clergy. 




Glossary definitions provided courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY,(All Rights reserved) from "An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians," Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.
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