Religion: Methodists

In the third week of their Quadrennial General Conference at Kansas City, the Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church passed judgment upon Anton Bast, Bishop of Copenhagen, who was accused of unministerial, imprudent conduct. He was charged with having made personal use of funds given to him for supposedly charitable purposes. For it, he had been convicted abroad and sentenced to three months in jail by a civil court.

Despite the pleas of Bishop Bast's associates and friends, Bishop Edgar Blake of Paris and John L. Nuelsen of Zurich, the jury of 17 ministers...

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