Episcopal Diocese Says Fight For Control of St. Paul’s Church in Darien Now Over: Diocese and Rector Win, Former Parish Officers Lose
A conclusion has been reached in the legal fight for control of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Darien, involving on one side various local officers of the parish and on the other the rector and the Epsicopal diocese. The rector — the Rev. Canon George Kovoor — and the diocese won, the Episcopal Church of Connecticut announced on Monday. According to the announcement, the former wardens and vestry members of the church are founding their own Christian community, called the New St. Paul’s Church.