Religion: Trials

If for any urgent reason a Rector or Minister ... or the Parish committed to his charge, its Vestry or Trustees, shall desire a separation and dissolution of the pastoral, relation, and the parties be not agreed . . . notice in writing may be given by either party to the Ecclesiastical Authority of the Diocese or Missionary District. The Bishop, in case the difference be not settled by his godly judgment, . . may ask the advice and consent of the Standing Committee of the Diocese. . . . —Canon 42 of the...

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