Religion: 94 Bishops

Mexico. When must a church refuse to obey the civil law? As a point in practical churchmanship, this question faced 94 bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Manhattan, in solemn session assembled in Synod Hall of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

The bishops were considering Mexico, particularly in regard to electing a missionary bishop for that country. Bishop George H. Kinsolving of Texas rose to present a report on the situation, then two resolutions, then an argument. He reported that the new Mexican constitution prohibits foreigners from propagating religion and...

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