Trinity Wall Street, the venerable Episcopal church that has anchored lower Manhattan since 1697, has been roiled by internal turmoil for a while, and the hits just keep coming. As we wrote in our December cover story, Trinity's congregation has been rocked by tumultuous disagreements over the chur ... More >>
A year after vestry members tried unsuccessfully to get Reverend James Cooper to step down as head of Trinity Wall Street, and two days after a congregant sued Cooper and other church leadership over alleged voting improprieties, Cooper announced late today that he will be stepping down. The announ ... More >>
As we wrote in December's cover story More Money Than God, Trinity Wall Street is a lot more than just a church -- it's a real estate company sitting on something like $1 billion dollars in New York property -- a dual role that sometimes brings it into conflict with its neighbors. Now it appears th ... More >>
In August 2011, Trinity Church's rector was asked to leave. He stayed with a vengeance.
Trinity Church, a massive New York land owner with an estimated $1 billion in real estate holdings, is once again at odds with Occupy Wall Street, the movement that sprung up in its back yard. The relationship between Trinity and Occupy has been fraught almost from the start, but tensions escalated ... More >>