Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Bronx household of faith

  • The case of the Bronx Household of Faith vs.
  • Dozens of other churches also have been impacted. The Friday (Feb. 24) order by District Judge Loretta Preska made clear that all churches -- and not just the named plaintiff, Bronx Household of Faith -- will be able to meet in public schools.
  • (BP News)
  • The Second Circuit ruled that while the DOE must allow the Bronx Household of Faith — the named plaintiff — to meet Sunday in a public school, the permits of any other churches that are not parties in the lawsuit would be rescinded.
  • (Staten Island Advance)
  • U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska on Feb. 16 granted a 10- day temporary order blocking the city's ban.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • The reprieve is a result of Judge Loretta A.
  • (Staten Island Advance)
  • Congregations across the nation were watching the news unfold last week in New York as The Bronx Household of Faith won back the right to hold worship services at P.S. 291, a public grade school.
  • (Examiner)
  • A day after a U.
  • (New American)
  • The Bronx Household of Faith called the decision constitutionally sound, adding that dozens of churches will be able to rent public school space like other community groups. The city plans to appeal, claiming the policy violates separation of church and state.
  • (NY1)
  • A federal appeals court in New York narrowed that ruling on Feb. 17, saying that only the Bronx Household of Faith could worship at a public school in the Bronx. After that ruling was issued, Preska on Feb.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • The mayor and Department of Education have not changed their stance against allowing religious organizations to rent space inside of schools since the Supreme Court rejected Bronx Household of Faiths request to overturn the ban.
  • (Christian Post)

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