Petition 80159

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Spanish as a General Conference Language (80159-CO-NonDis-$)

General Conference directs the Commission on the General Conference to include Spanish among the languages for which it makes accommodation in the written materials and oral processes of General Conference.

Rationale

Spanish is the predominant language of the Rio Grande Annual Conference located entirely within the bounds of the United States. Spanish is already the second most commonly spoken language in the United States. Spanish is one of the four languages most commonly spoken in the Methodist churches of the Western...