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Bill to secure property rights for dissenting US parishes fails
11 February 2005

The Church of England Newspaper

A legal bid to secure greater property rights for churches in America that are opposed to their diocesan bishop has failed as the fallout continues from the consecration of a gay bishop last year.

Lobbying by Church leaders in Virginia blocked a bill brought by state senator, William Mims, that would have allowed congregations to retain their property if they seceded from their denomination.

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