Monday, March 10, 2014

US Supreme Court will not hear Falls Church appeal

10 Mar 2014
George Conger

The United States Supreme Court has denied certiorari to the Falls Church in its appeal of the Virginia Supreme Court ruling in its dispute with the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Virginia.

Details to follow. Here

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