March 19, 2019

THE CULTURE WARS ARE A ROUT:

Clergy housing allowance is constitutional, appeals court rules (RNS, 3/19/19) 

A federal appeals court has ruled that the clergy housing allowance authorized by the Internal Revenue Service is constitutional.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation argued successfully in a Wisconsin district court that the long-standing exemption for religious housing in the IRS tax code violated the First Amendment's establishment clause. But a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the lower court decision on Friday (March 15).

the best part of growing up in a parish house was the stain glass window.

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