Religion: Methodists at Work

The highest policymaking body of the Methodist Church is the General Conference, which meets every four years. Last week it was conference time again, and 720 clergymen and laymen assembled in San Francisco to determine the church's objectives between now and 1956.

Wearing identification badges (crimson and white for delegates, cardinal red for bishops), they filed into the Civic Auditorium to hear Nashville's Bishop Paul B. Kern make a keynote speech which reflected the views of the 70-man House of Bishops. Highlights: the bishops are against Communism, U.M.T., and "efforts [even among Methodists] to...

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