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Results for church property disputes

Breakaway Episcopalians Win Texas Church Property Fight
Originally Posted: 03/04/2015 - 4:16pm | Type: Blog

For the second time in as many months, a state court has sided with a group of breakaway Episcopalians, ruling that they can keep their property after leaving the national church in 2008 over sharp differences ...

All Eyes on Texas, S.C. Church Property Fights
Originally Posted: 02/18/2013 - 5:17pm | Type: Blog

When disgruntled congregations have left hierarchical denominations such as the Episcopal Church, they’ve often lost property battles as civil courts ruled buildings and land are not theirs to keep. ...