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United Methodist Mission Leaders Express Solidarity with those Suffering in Iraq

Dear Friends, We invite United Methodists to be in deep prayer for Christians and other religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq as they are driven from their homes, some herded into isolated encampments where they face death by starvation and thirst. The armed forces of the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) seem determined …

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Bishop Tuell, church law expert, dies at 90

Retired Bishop Jack M. Tuell, a widely respected expert of United Methodist church law, died Friday, Jan. 10. He was 90. “He will be considered one of the two or three giants of our Council (of Bishops) in the latter part of the 20th century and the first part of the 21st century,” said retired Bishop William B. Oden, a longtime friend, who now resides in Santa Fe, N.M.

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