Religion: Methodist Union

The plan for union of the two branches of the Methodist Church, which was almost unanimously approved by the Northern Church at Springfield, Mass., (TIME, May 19), was accepted by the General Conference of the Southern Church at Chattanooga, last week. Opposition led by Bishop Collins Denny was violent, but union received the necessary two-thirds majority on the first and only ballot, 297-75. Ratification by districts will follow shortly. The plan for union provides for two separate general jurisdictions— South, North. Opponents of the plan failed to get large support because the...

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