Board upholds sanctions against J. Jon Bruno as panel weighs disciplinary case

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s Disciplinary Board for Bishops has rejected an appeal by Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno objecting to sanctions levied against him by a Title IV hearing panel that is deliberating over its final ruling in Bruno’s disciplinary case. The panel’s June 17 sanctions prohibited Bruno from pursuing the sale […]

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 […]

Old Christ Church restoration project highlights local mission work in Vermont

[Diocese of Vermont] When asked to describe the Old Christ Church in Bethel, Vermont, two parishioners recently wrote, “just pulling in the driveway you get the sense that this is no ordinary building.” Built in 1823, the historic structure lacks electricity, heat and plumbing, which certainly contributes to its uniqueness. But there is something more, an […]

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 […]

Episcopal Church selects development partner for downtown Austin, Texas, property

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church has selected Cielo Property Group to partner in the development of a church-owned city block in downtown Austin, Texas, that will incorporate space for The Archives of the Episcopal Church and an adjoining mixed-use project. The Episcopal Church purchased the Austin city block bounded by […]

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 […]