Religious Diversity News

Showing all news articles with news story Zoning.

Ohio Zen Buddhist Temple Receives Green Light for New Home | Buddhistdoor

After months of at times tense deliberation, Buddhists in Toledo, Ohio, have been given permission to begin construction of a new temple. Toledo City Council voted 11:1 earlier this month to approve construction of a 750-square-meter facility in what is currently a purely residential neighborhood. Officials had delayed approval due to the concerns of neighborhood residents. Work clearing the way for the new temple has begun.

Source: Ohio Zen Buddhist Temple Receives Green Light for New Home | Buddhistdoor

Anglican Parish In Va. Settles Property Dispute With Episcopalians

Author: Michelle Boorstein

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/20/AR2011022004136.html?nav=rss_religion

A tiny, 133-year-old conservative Anglican parish near Leesburg has agreed to settle its part of a bitter, costly land dispute with the Episcopal Church. The case drew national attention in 2006 when a cluster of like-minded parishes in Virginia voted to leave the denomination over disputes about scripture and sexuality.