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Bledsoe in Liberia
Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe, shown here preaching during the Liberia Annual Conference in February 2012, has asked the General Commission on Religion and Race not to intervene in the conflict over his continued assignment as a bishop.
BULLETIN: July 25 6:15 PM
Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe (Dallas Area) announced July 25 that he would appeal to the Judicial Council, the United Methodist Church's "supreme Court," the decision of the South Central Jurisdiction to retire him involuntarily.
Bledsoe's appeal was expected. More details on the appeal process will be released on July 26, according to United Methodist News Service.