... to destroy the Episcopal Church as an episopacy?
That's what's going to happen when the propsoed Title IV revisions make bishops no longer sovereign over their own dioceses.
They have never been totally 'sovereign over their own dioceses'. Even your Church of Rome Bishops have no such authority.
TEC Book of Common Prayer:
The Ordination of a Bishop
All now sit, except the bishop-elect, who stands facing the bishops.
The Presiding Bishop addresses the bishop-elect
My brother, the people have chosen you and have affirmed
their trust in you by acclaiming your election. A bishop in
God's holy Church is called to be one with the apostles in
proclaiming Christ's resurrection and interpreting the Gospel,
and to testify to Christ's sovereignty as Lord of lords and
King of kings.
You are called to guard the faith, unity, and discipline of the
Church; to celebrate and to provide for the administration of
the sacraments of the New Covenant; to ordain priests and
deacons and to join in ordaining bishops; and to be in all
things a faithful pastor and wholesome example for the
entire flock of Christ.
With your fellow bishops you will share in the leadership of
the Church throughout the world. Your heritage is the faith
of patriarchs, prophets, apostles, and martyrs, and those of
every generation who have looked to God in hope. Your joy
will be to follow him who came, not to be served, but to
serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.
Are you persuaded that God has called you to the office of
Answer: I am so persuaded.
Bishop: Will you accept this call and fulfill this trust in
obedience to Christ?
Answer: I will obey Christ, and will serve in his name.
Bishop: Will you be faithful in prayer, and in the study of
Holy Scripture, that you may have the mind of
Answer: I will, for he is my help.
Bishop: Will you boldly proclaim and interpret the Gospel of
Christ, enlightening the minds and stirring up the
conscience of your people?
Answer: I will, in the power of the Spirit.
Bishop: As a chief priest and pastor, will you encourage and
support all baptized people in their gifts and
ministries, nourish them from the riches of God's
grace, pray for them without ceasing, and celebrate
with them the sacraments of our redemption?
Answer: I will, in the name of Christ, the Shepherd and
Bishop of our souls.
Bishop: Will you guard the faith, unity, and discipline of the
Church of God?
Answer: I will, for the love of God.
Bishop: Will you share with your fellow bishops in the
government of the whole Church; will you sustain
your fellow presbyters and take counsel with them;
will you guide and strengthen the deacons and all
others who minister in the Church?
Answer: I will, by the grace given me.
Bishop: Will you be merciful to all, show compassion to the
poor and strangers, and defend those who have no
Answer: I will, for the sake of Christ Jesus.
A TEC bishop is accountable to all members of the church. We have to Princes of the Church in TEC.