Whenever the laws, rules, or ecclesiastic polity of an unincorporated church or religious
body provide for it to create a corporation to hold, administer, and manage its real
and personal property, such corporation shall have the power to (i) acquire by deed,
devise, gift, purchase, or otherwise, any real or personal property for any purpose
authorized and permitted by the laws, rules, or ecclesiastic polity of the church
or body, and not prohibited by the law of the Commonwealth and (ii) hold, improve,
mortgage, sell, and convey the same in accordance with such law, rules, and ecclesiastic
polity, and in accordance with the law of the Commonwealth.
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