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Kathleen Thomas Sano Has Died

Brothers and sisters, It is with deep sadness that I inform you that early this morning Kathy Thomas Sano died. Kathy was the spouse of Bishop Roy Sano. Together they served the California-Pacific Conference faithfully over the 1992-2000 period. Kathy was a significant leader in The United Methodist Church serving on the staff of the […]

Cal-Pac Annual Conference has $3.6 million deficit for 2011

REDLANDS, Calif. — Bishop Minerva G. Carcano of the Los Angeles Episcopal Area revealed that the California-Pacific Annual Conference ended 2011 with a deficit of almost $3.6 million in her address to the annual conference on June 13, 2013. In addition Carcano described an accounting system with many layers of problems, including transfers from one […]

Group accuses bishop of urging disobedience

More than 70 United Methodist clergy and lay people in the United States have sent an open letter to the Council of Bishops accusing retired Bishop Melvin G. Talbert of encouraging disobedience to the denomination’s stance on homosexuality. Specifically, the group’s letter takes issue with Bishop Talbert’s May 4 remarks at a United Methodist gathering […]