Religion: Again, Bishop Jones

In 1917 the U. S. was at war with Germany. So were the U. S. Churches. Paul Jones, socialist, pacifist, Protestant Episcopal Bishop of Utah, did not believe in war and said so. A commission of the House of Bishops found him guilty of "promulgating unpatriotic doctrines," of being affiliated with questionably loyal organizations. They asked for his resignation and got it. Came the Armistice. The U. S. and its churches were no longer at war with Germany. But Bishop Paul Jones was still a bishop without a diocese. He became one of...

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