NEWS STORY: Methodists Issue Sweeping Apology for Institutional Racism

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c. 2000 Religion News Service CLEVELAND _ Putting on sackcloth and ashes, the United Methodist Church confronted more than 200 years of institutional racism and discrimination that split John Wesley’s Methodist followers into two distinct camps _ black and white. In a stirring three-hour ceremony Thursday night (May 4), delegates to the church’s 2000 General […]

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