Quad City Anglicans celebrate Illinois appeals court decision

An Illinois appeals court has ruled in favor of an Anglican Church in North America diocese and against the Episcopal Church in a case that highlights theological differences between the two sides.

The ruling over the ownership of money and endowments as well as the property of parishes and missions was handed down Thursday in Springfield by the Illinois 4th District Appellate Court.

Locally, members of the Trinity Anglican Church in Rock Island celebrated the decision.

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One comment on “Quad City Anglicans celebrate Illinois appeals court decision

  1. MichaelA says:

    “Janikowski said that was due to theological differences centering on the person of Jesus Christ and the fundamental authority of holy scripture.”

    Great publicity for the gospel – one of the unseen beneficial effects of these horrid law suits.