All Saints groups reach accord on lan...

All Saints groups reach accord on land dispute

There are 4 comments on the www.coastalobserver.com story from Apr 1, 2010, titled All Saints groups reach accord on land dispute. In it, www.coastalobserver.com reports that:

A legal dispute over the All Saints church property that wound through the courts for almost a decade ended last week with an agreement between the leaders of the two congregations that claimed ownership of the historic parish ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Apr 1, 2010
from coastalobserver:

"The state Supreme Court said the judge erred by deferring to the authority of the diocese in church matters and holding that the 1745 trust was still valid. The high court said the parish had properly amended its charter to cut ties with the national church and so the Anglicans were the legal owners.

"In its petition to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Episcopal parish claimed that conflicting interpretations of the Dennis Canon by state courts threaten First Amendment rights by failing to protect church property from 'dissident parishioners.'

"Left to stand, the state Supreme Courtís ruling on the Dennis Canon could have a profound effect on other Episcopal churches in South Carolina, Glenn said earlier."

Which may serve as a precedent for cases in other states.

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Since: Feb 10

Marriage = Man + Woman 4 Life

#2 Apr 1, 2010
Joe DeCaro wrote:
"In its petition to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Episcopal parish claimed that conflicting interpretations of the Dennis Canon by state courts threaten First Amendment rights by failing to protect church property from 'dissident parishioners.'
It's not the "break-away" churches that are challenging established doctrine - rather - they are the ones adhering to it.

Since: Aug 09

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#3 Apr 2, 2010
WotMeWorry wrote:
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It's not the "break-away" churches that are challenging established doctrine - rather - they are the ones adhering to it.
This is surely a corrct statement, WOT.

Since: Aug 09

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#4 Apr 2, 2010
Please pardon the spelling error. Must go get my coffee.

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