Both parties in Ft. Worth have responded to Judge John Chupp’s latest order on motions for partial summary judgment.
Bishop Rayford High: “We continue the exciting work to be the Episcopal Church in this part of Texas.”
Two courts in Texas still have more work to do.
District Judge John P. Chupp of Ft. Worth sets hearing for December in property lawsuit.
The Episcopal Church’s Diocese of Fort Worth has signaled its intention to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Diocese of Chicago has filed a motion for a stay of judgment and intends to appeal.
Claims involving the Diocese of South Carolina will be resolved in state courts.
“[F]ederal question jurisdiction could potentially be expanded to all cases containing tacit First Amendment issues.”
The Rev. Ephraim Radner writes of “intimidation and vindictive behavior” in Fort Worth case.
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald, TLC Correspondent
Bishop Dean Wolfe: “The house feels like it has gone to second and third miles in dealing with disagreements.”