Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Episcopal Church owns Falls Church property; Supreme Court lets Virginia court ruling stand

By Robert Barnes
March 10, 2014

The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a Virginia court's ruling that the Episcopal Church owns the historic property known as the Falls Church, the subject of a bitter, multimillion-dollar property dispute with a conservative congregation that left the denomination.

The justices gave no reason for declining to review the decision of the Virginia Supreme Court that the 3,000-member congregation, which voted in 2006 to leave the Episcopal Church, did not have the right to keep the sprawling property known as the Falls Church.

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