Friday, January 21, 2011

Judge grants FW summary judgement

Episcopal Café reports on news from Fort Worth:
Judge Grants Episcopal Parties' Motions for Summary Judgment and Orders Surrender of Diocesan Property

On Friday, January 21, 2011, the Hon. John P. Chupp of the 141st District Court, Tarrant County, Texas, granted the Local Episcopal Parties’ and The Episcopal Church’s Motions for Summary Judgments. He denied the Southern Cone parties Motion for a Partial Summary Judgment The orders can be seen here.

The Court orders provide in part that the defendants, including Bishop Jack L. Iker, “surrender all Diocesan property, as well as control of the Diocesan Corporation, to the Diocesan plaintiffs and to provide an accounting of all Diocesan assets within 60 days of this order.” Additionally, “the Court hereby orders the Defendants not to hold themselves out as leaders of the Diocese.”

Read more at Café

3 comments:

Leonardo Ricardo said...

This is a very big deal--big, Texas sized, deal.

Please NOTE:

The Episcopal Church STILL Welcomes Everyone (at all levels of Churchlife)

Very appropriate for thank God it´s Friday!

JCF said...

Wow. Good news.

[Helps make up for my crushing shock and disappointment re the firing ("resignation": yeah right) of Keith Olbermann at MSNBC.]

Government Grants said...

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