Junta ratifica sanciones contra J. Jon Bruno mientras el tribunal sopesa el caso disciplinario

[Episcopal News Service] La Junta Disciplinaria para los Obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal ha rechazado una apelación del Obispo J. Jon Bruno de Los Ángeles en que  objetaba las sanciones que le impusiera un tribunal del Título IV que aún delibera sobre su fallo definitivo en el caso disciplinario de Bruno. Las sanciones del tribunal el 17 […]

Presiding Bishop ‘deeply concerned’ about Bruno’s actions, places ‘partial restriction’ on bishop

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, citing behavior that “may threaten the good order and welfare of the Church,” has taken disciplinary action against Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno while a disciplinary panel weighs whether to punish Bruno further over his role in a failed land sale. “I am deeply concerned […]

Presiding Bishop places ‘partial restriction’ on Bishop Bruno

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] On June 29, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, has placed a “Partial Restriction on the Ministry of a Bishop” on the Rt. Rev. Jon Bruno of the Diocese of Los Angeles. Signed by the Presiding Bishop, the Partial Restriction is […]

‘Profundamente preocupado’ por las acciones de Bruno, el Primado le impone al obispo una ‘restricción parcial’

[Episcopal News Service] El obispo primado de la Iglesia Episcopal, Michael Curry, citando una conducta que “puede amenazar el buen orden y el bienestar de la Iglesia”, ha tomado una decisión disciplinara contra el obispo de Los Ángeles, J. Jon Bruno, en tanto tribunal [eclesiástico] sopesa si castigar a Bruno por su papel en una fallida […]

Disciplinary panel sanctions Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno

Bishop accused of trying again to sell church at heart of pending disciplinary case

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church ecclesiastical disciplinary panel considering a complaint against Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno has sanctioned the bishop for again trying to sell St. James the Great Episcopal Church. The Hearing Panel told Bruno on June 17 that he is prohibited from “selling or conveying or contracting to […]

Attorneys urge Bishop Bruno disciplinary panel to move in opposite directions

Closing briefs call for dismissal or ‘creative way’ to move forward in Los Angeles

[Episcopal News Service] Attorneys representing the Episcopal Church and Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno are asking an ecclesiastical disciplinary panel to come to opposite conclusions about whether the bishop violated church law in attempting to sell St. James the Great Episcopal Church. Attorneys for Bruno argued for dismissal of the charges while […]

Vista disciplinaria para el Obispo Bruno de Los Ángeles concluye sin un dictamen

La conclusión del tribunal no se dará a conocer hasta después de Pascua

[Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] Tres días de testimonio en la vista disciplinara del obispo J. Jon Bruno de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles terminaron aquí el 30 de marzo sin un dictamen. El abogado Raymond Coughlan (“Jerry”), nombrado para representar a la Iglesia Episcopal, y el canciller de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles Richard Zevnik […]

Disciplinary hearing for Los Angeles’ Bruno concludes without decision

Hearing Panel’s conclusion will not come until sometime after Easter

[Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] Three days of testimony in the ecclesiastical disciplinary hearing for Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno ended here March 30 without a resolution. Church Attorney Raymond “Jerry” Coughlan, appointed to represent the Episcopal Church, and Diocese of Los Angeles Chancellor Richard Zevnik did not make oral closing […]

J. Jon Bruno tells disciplinary hearing about attempt to sell Newport Beach church

Los Angeles bishop is due to answer more questions on hearing’s final day

[Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] The second day of a March 28-30 ecclesiastical disciplinary hearing for Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno included the bishop’s explanation of his behavior during the events in question as well as more testimony from a vicar who said she became uncomfortable talking to him alone about […]

First day of Bruno hearing brings testimony about bishop’s behavior

Disciplinary case centers on Los Angeles bishop's attempted sale of Newport Beach church

[Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] The three-day ecclesiastical disciplinary hearing for Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno began March 28 with opening statements from the prosecution and defense, followed by at times emotional testimony from members of the congregation at the center of the dispute. Some of those witnesses cried as they […]