Episcopal Diocese sues Fresno church
The Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin today filed a lawsuit against St. Columba’s, a Fresno parish that in 2007 joined Bishop John-David Schofield and 39 other churches in seceding from the national Episcopal Church.Already, the Episcopal diocese has filed similar lawsuits against St. Francis Anglican Church in Turlock and St. Michael’s Anglican Church in Ridgecrest, a high-desert community in far eastern Kern County. Those parishes also were part of the secession ...
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Since: May 08
#1 Mar 11, 2010
from Fresno Bee:
"The lawsuits against the individual parishes are part of a larger legal battle pitting the Episcopal Church against the breakaway Diocese of San Joaquin, which joined the Anglican Church of the Southern Cone of South America, and now also the newly formed Anglican Church in North America.
"In the battle between the Episcopal and breakaway Anglican dioceses, the Episcopal Diocese maintains that it and its bishop are the rightful owner of the various parish properties — including real estate and cash — within the diocese ..."
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Since: May 07
The Mountain Empire
#2 Mar 12, 2010
About damned time, thieves......
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