Episcopal Churches To Vote on Departure

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By Michelle Boorstein
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, December 4, 2006

“Two of the country’s largest and most historic Episcopal congregations — both in Fairfax County — will vote next week on whether to leave the U.S. church on ideological grounds and affiliate instead with a controversial Nigerian archbishop. The decision could lead to a bitter court battle and the loss of $25 million in property.

“Many members of The Falls Church and Truro Church, as well as some conservative leaders around the country, hope a split will establish a legal structure that would make it easier for dozens more like-minded congregations to also depart the national denomination.Click here to finish reading this article.”

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