Parishes, Dioceses Reach Amicable Settlements
Four congregations have reached amicable property arrangements with three different dioceses in recent weeks. For three of the congregations, the arrangements await approval by courts and would mean they are freed from continuing litigation.The most generous agreement involved the Rt. Rev. George E. Councell, Bishop of New Jersey, and St. Georges Church, Helmetta. Bishop Councell and the dioceses standing committee agreed to sell the property to St. Georges, which will remain a congregation of the Convocation of Anglicans in North America and the Anglican Church in North America ...
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Since: May 08
#1 Feb 25, 2011
from Living Church:
"The Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh, led by Archbishop Robert Duncan of the ACNA, objected strongly to both of those settlements. It characterized the St. Philip’s settlement as raising issues of church-state separation because of the stipulation that the parish must break its previous ties.
"Bishop Duncan issued a godly directive that requires his clergy to consult with the Anglican diocese before engaging in any discussions with the Episcopal diocese."
“Ecce! Sic transit gloria mundi”
Since: Oct 10
I See New Jerusalem From Here.
#2 Feb 25, 2011
Deposed bishop Duncan is one of the chief North American Allies of the Merry Pirate Primates of the Global South. The organizations that are the chief allies of the Global South in North America are the Convocation of Anglicans in North America and the Anglican Church in North America.
Of course he isn't happy. Greed and lust are never really satisfied. The only thing they want is more!
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