Officials with the breakaway Anglican Diocese of San Joaquin say they will appeal a Fresno County Superior Court ruling that affirmed the U.S. Episcopal Church's authority and its choice for a bishop -- a man the decision said controls the local church's affairs and properties.Read it here.
Another property-related case is in today's news:[O]fficials with the Episcopal Church argued that Christ Church was part of a diocese [Quincy] it created and that any assets held by either group were held in trust for the Episcopal Church.
At a hearing Tuesday, Judge James J. Mesich upheld his July decision, denying Christ Church a temporary injunction that would have allowed it to regain access to the funds. The Moline church had asked Judge Mesich to reverse his decision.
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