Cheers and doubts greet latest court ruling involving the historic Diocese of Quincy.
The Diocese of Olympia and two Anglican churches have reached an amicable settlement without court assistance.
“This ruling did not affect the ultimate outcome or prejudice our litigation strategy to recover our church property.”
From the Diocese of Fort Worth led by the Rt. Rev. Jack L. Iker
After making apologies and defraying conciliation expenses, bishops shielded from future charges.
The CANA Congregations suggest that a ruling for the denomination would be to defer to the hierarchy 'with a vengeance.' This Court disagrees. … [W]hile the CANA Congregations had an absolute right to depart from TEC and the Diocese, they had no right to take these seven Episcopal churches with them.