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Dozens of demonstrators demanding a more inclusive church listen on May 3 as Bishop Rosemarie Wenner (seen on the monitor behind them) tells them that the bishops of The United Methodist Church feel their pain. Their protest, at the 2012 General Conference in Tampa, Florida, came as a result of the stance on homosexuality taken by the legislative body. The demonstrators held communion around the center table and sang songs, causing the presiding bishop to suspend the morning session. The demonstrators left at the beginning of the afternoon session after discussion with several women bishops and Wenner's statement to the entire conference.