TITLE

Rev. Lyons indicted

AUTHOR(S)
Browne, J. Zamgba
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;03/03/98, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the indictment of Reverend Henry Lyons, president of the National Baptist Convention USA for diverting church funds for his personal use. Views of Lyons on the charges of Florida State attorney general on him; Allegations of the people on Lyons; Remarks of Lyons on the allegations of the people. INSET: Statement of Rev. Franklin Richardson.
ACCESSION #
397148

 

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