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Top court has full docket this week

Among 18 items to be considered by United Methodist Judicial Council are guaranteed clergy appointments. Read More

Church puts spotlight on Congo conflict

United Methodists join with others to get global focus on continuing atrocities and need to pressure neighboring Rwanda. Read More

Wandabula calls funds issue ‘mud-slinging’

Wandabula responds to moves by two United Methodist agencies to withhold funds in East Africa Conference after audits. Read More

Finance agency asks for E. Africa funds cutoff

Agency's board of directors also approves filing of formal complaint with College of Bishops against Bishop Wandabula. Read More

Judicial ruling sought on East Africa funds

Western PA Conference questions about use of mission funds in East Africa projects are part of controversy surrounding bishop's actions. Read More

Help end killing, says Congo bishop to U.S.

"Rwanda is killing our people," United Methodist Bishop Ntambo Nkulu Ntanda tells U.S. House subcommittee at hearing. Read More

Black caucus ‘stands with’ Bishop Talbert

Statement responds to a letter asking for public censure of a retired bishop for remarks urging clergy to stand firm on same-sex union pledge. Read More

Bishop accused of urging disobedience

Letter asks bishops to 'publicly censure' retired Bishop Melvin Talbert for his advocacy for gay marriage. Talbert stands by his statements. Read More

Mission agency suspends funds to East Africa

Global Ministries acts after independent audit panel says conference must 'accept responsibility' and put in place 'internal controls.' Read More

Bledsoe appeals removal as bishop

Bishop challenges the constitutionality of provision used to place him on involuntary retirement. Read More

Bishops in the Methodist tradition: 1784 through today

The precedent was set in 1784 for elections that have evolved and been modified throughout the years since. Read More

U.S. bishops elected, assigned for 2012-16

United Methodists also place a bishop on involuntary retirement and respond to shooting in Colorado. Read More

What goes on a bishop’s report card?

Since 2008, The United Methodist Church's law book has required formal evaluations of the denomination's bishops. Read More

Conferences talk bishops, focus areas

United Methodist U.S. annual (regional) conferences and central conferences tackle a variety of issues during 2012 meetings. Read More

July conferences to elect 11 U.S. bishops

Three U.S. jurisdictions to select among at least 44 candidates; no elections in two jurisdictions. Read More

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