NEWS STORY: Dissidents fail to oust National Baptist president

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c. 1997 Religion News Service DENVER _ The Rev. Henry J. Lyons held onto the presidency of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Wednesday (Sept. 3), surviving a no-confidence vote prompted by dissidents seeking to oust him. During the morning session of the denomination’s annual meeting, more than 100 critics of Lyons rushed the stage, punching […]

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