Religion: Smoothing the Bulges

In San Francisco, the General Conference of the Methodist Church wound 1 its business for another four years. In tv weeks the delegates had managed squeeze most of the controversy out of tl 1,500-odd recommendations before ther A survey commission's drastic proposa for streamlining (and centralizing) chun organization were reduced to smoothii out only a few of the more unsight bulges. By & large, the church's old cumbersome administration stayed that way.

One major recommendation of the surve got through. An official Board of Social ar Economic Relations was set up, to get in the field now dominated in the church t...

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