Los Angeles bishop coadjutor says disputed St. James property sale contract is legally binding

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop Coadjutor John Taylor has written to the diocese about the disputed St. James the Great Episcopal Church property on Lido Island in Newport Beach, California, that is at the heart of disciplinary proceedings against diocesan Bishop J. Jon Bruno. Taylor’s bottom line is that the contract to […]

Hearing panel calls for J. Jon Bruno’s suspension, return of Newport Beach congregation to its building

Los Angeles bishop's final sentence pending, due within 40 to 60 days

[Episcopal News Service] The hearing panel that considered disciplinary action against Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno issued a final order Aug. 2 reaffirming its draft recommendation that he be suspended from ordained ministry for three years because of misconduct. The hearing panel also strongly recommends to the Diocese of Los Angeles that […]

South Carolina Supreme Court says most local property belongs to the Episcopal Church

[Episcopal News Service] In a complex ruling Aug. 2 the South Carolina Supreme Court said that most but not all the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina congregations whose leaders left the Episcopal Church could not continue to hold on to the church property. The justices said 29 of the congregations specifically agreed to abide by […]

Tribunal Supremo de Carolina del Sur dictamina sobre caso de propiedades de la Iglesia

[Episcopal News Service] En un veredicto complejo emitido el 2 de agosto, el Tribunal Supremo de Carolina del Sur dijo que la mayoría, pero no todas, las congregaciones de la Diócesis Episcopal de Carolina del Sur cuyos líderes abandonaron la Iglesia Episcopal no podían continuar conservando la propiedad de la Iglesia. Los magistrados dijeron que 29 […]

Tribunal pide la suspensión de J. Jon Bruno y el retorno de la congregación de Newport Beach a su edificio

La sentencia definitiva del obispo de Los Ángeles se dará a conocer en un plazo de 40 a 60 días

[Episcopal News Service] El tribunal eclesiástico [o panel de audiencia] que contempló imponerle una sanción disciplinaria al obispo J. Jon Bruno de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles emitió un dictamen final el 2 de agosto en el que reafirmaba su recomendación propuesta de que fuera suspendido del ministerio ordenado durante tres años por razones de conducta impropia. […]

Presiding Bishop removes disputed Newport Beach congregation from Bruno’s authority

Order gives jurisdiction to Los Angeles bishop’s successor, hearing panel action awaited

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Aug. 1 removed Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno’s authority over St. James the Great in Newport Beach, California. The presiding bishop’s action, which includes placing St. James in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles Bishop Coadjutor John Taylor, came as the Episcopal Church awaits the […]

Presiding Bishop places Further Partial Restriction on Bishop J. Jon Bruno

'It is my hope that this action will help to facilitate positive steps toward resolution and reconciliation,” Curry said.

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry has issued a Further Partial Restriction of Ministry to Bishop Jon Bruno of the Diocese of Los Angeles. Signed today [Aug. 1] by the Presiding Bishop, the Further Partial Restriction is effective immediately and is intended to protect the integrity of the Church’s disciplinary […]

El Obispo Primado separa polémica congregación de Newport Beach de la autoridad de Bruno

La orden le da jurisdicción al sucesor del obispo de Los Ángeles, a la espera de la decisión del tribunal

[Episcopal News Service] El obispo primado Michael Curry suspendió el 1 de agosto la autoridad del obispo J. Jon Bruno de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles sobre [la iglesia de] Santiago el Mayor [St. James the Great] en Newport Beach, California. La decisión del Obispo Primado, que incluye colocar a Santiago el Mayor en la jurisdicción […]

Draft order calls for Bruno to be suspended from ministry for three years

Panel also asks Los Angeles to let congregation return to St. James' building

[Episcopal News Service] The hearing panel considering disciplinary action against Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno has drafted an order calling for his suspension from ordained ministry for three years because of misconduct. The five-member panel concluded in a 4-1 decision that “the scope and severity of Bishop Bruno’s misconduct … have unjustly […]

Propuesta de dictamen pide que Bruno sea suspendido del ministerio durante tres años

El tribunal también le pide a Los Ángeles que le permita a la congregación regresar al edificio de Santiago el Mayor

[Episcopal News Service] El tribunal [o panel de audiencia] que contempla imponerle una sanción disciplinaria al obispo de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles J. Jon Bruno ha redactado un fallo en el que pide su suspensión del ministerio ordenado durante un período de tres años por haber incurrido en una conducta impropia. El panel de cinco […]