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Columbia Union News

A U.S. federal court confirmed today that clergy can continue to claim the tax benefit for housing allowance, upholding a Seventh-day Adventist Church-backed appeal against a lower court ruling that would have ended the so-called parsonage allowance.

At the end of the year, Jim Greene, New Jersey Conference executive secretary, is retiring. “After so many years working together, it is not easy to say good bye to somebody like him,” says José H. Cortés, conference president. “Jim has had an outstanding service record of 48.82 years!”

Story by Paolo Macena