<i>Bishop Pleads Not Guilty</i>
United Methodist Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño pleads not guilty during her church trial on Sept. 19, 2023, in Glenview, Ill. Carcaño, the suspended bishop of the California-Nevada Conference, faces four charges of violating church law. Beside her are her two counsels, the Rev. Scott Campbell and Judge Jon Gray. (Photo by Paul Jeffrey, UM News.)

First Day of Trial Marked by Procedures, Testimony