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Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Diocese of Fort Worth

From Episcopal News Service:

On May 22, the Supreme Court of Texas issued a ruling against the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth and in favor of a breakaway group now affiliated with the Anglican Church of North America in a dispute over which group legally controls the diocese and its property.

The ruling reversed a 2018 appeals court decision that established The Episcopal Church’s diocese, led by Bishop Scott Mayer, as the rightful controller of the Diocese of […]

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Legal saga in Fort Worth continues: Iker’s ACNA diocese to appeal

The trial court initially ruled in favor of the Episcopal Church. On appeal, the state Supreme Court remanded the case to the trial court which then ruled in favor of Iker’s group. On Friday the Appeals Court remanded to the trial court. Iker’s group, in this press release, has announced it will appeal the Appeals Court decision to the state Supreme Court.

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