CA Ct App Overturns Church Property Decision
Friedman, Howard M.
HFriedm at UTNet.UToledo.Edu
Wed Jun 27 10:25:41 PDT 2007
While some media reports say that the decision involved 3 breakaway parishes, the opinion appears to only relate to one of the parishes-- St. James Parish in Newport Beach. Does anyone have an explanation for the discrepancy? More on the case is at
From: religionlaw-bounces at lists.ucla.edu on behalf of Hassler, Jeffrey (student)
Sent: Wed 6/27/2007 11:59 AM
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Subject: CA Ct App Overturns Church Property Decision
The court found for the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles and the national church and against three theologically conservative breakaway parishes. In doing so, the court rejected rulings from other appellate circuits in California that had placed California in the "neutral principles" camp.
Opinion (.pdf) is here: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/opinions/documents/G036096.PDF
LA Times article is here: http://tinyurl.com/2bgn8e
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