Search OpenLegislation Statutes

This entry was published on 2014-09-22
The selection dates indicate all change milestones for the entire volume, not just the location being viewed. Specifying a milestone date will retrieve the most recent version of the location before that date.
Incorporation of Ruthenian Greek Catholic churches
Religious Corporations (RCO) CHAPTER 51, ARTICLE 5-B
§ 100. Incorporation of Ruthenian Greek Catholic churches. An
unincorporated Ruthenian Greek Catholic church of the Greek rite in this
state may become incorporated as a church by executing, acknowledging
and filing a certificate of incorporation, stating the corporate name by
which said church shall be known, and the county, town, city or village
where its principal place of worship is or is intended to be located.

A certificate of incorporation of an unincorporated Ruthenian Greek
Catholic church shall be executed and acknowledged by the Ruthenian
Catholic bishop, appointed by the pope of Rome to have supervision over
Ruthenian Catholics of the Greek rite in the United States, or in case
of a vacancy in the office of bishop by reason of death, resignation or
otherwise, the Ruthenian administrator of the Ruthenian Catholic diocese
duly appointed and recognized by the apostolic delegate in the United
States, and the chancellor of the diocese in which its place of worship
is, and by the pastor of the church and by two laymen, members of such
church, who shall be elected by such officers or by a majority of such
officers. On filing such certificate, said church shall be a corporation
by the name stated in the certificate.