Gift from WNC Methodists presented to Pope Francis

HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. — A little bit of Western North Carolina is presented to the Pope.

Lake Junaluska World Methodist Museum wanted to present Pope Francis with a small sculpture of Methodist church founder John Wesley, seeing parallels between them.

“The Pope goes into the communities,” museum director Jackie Bolden said. “He goes into the slums, and when he travels, he goes where the people are.”  Continue reading…

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