June 28, 2008

Va. judge sides with breakaway Episcopal churches

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c. 2008 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ A Civil War-era law that lets Virginia churches keep their property when leaving a denomination where a “division” has occurred is constitutional, a county judge ruled Friday (June 27), siding with 11 former Episcopal parishes. Fairfax County Judge Randy I. Bellows’ ruling on the 1867 law stops short […]

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