Pastor refrocked * Abuse settlement * MLK award: Wednesday’s Roundup

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United Methodist Rev. Frank Schaefer serves communion to his supporters at the end of his two-day church trial. Photo by Kathy L. Gilbert/United Methodist News Service

United Methodist Rev. Frank Schaefer serves communion to his supporters at the end of his two-day church trial. Photo by Kathy L. Gilbert/United Methodist News Service

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A United Methodist pastor has been reinstated after being defrocked. The Archdiocese of Seattle announced a $12.1 million settlement. Plus, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King were posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.