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Bishop James Mathews - A Saint of the Church

 Upper New York Area Resident Bishop Marcus Matthews is joining the Council of Bishops and The United Methodist Church as a whole in mourning the passing of Bishop James Mathews. Bishop James K. Mathews died on Wednesday morning, September 8, 2010.  Bishop Mathews was one of the longest-serving bishops in the United Methodist Church.  His career spanned many continents, including India, Africa, and Asia.  Bishop Matthews, who was ordained by Bishop James Mathews, said he...