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Episcopal Church marks a milestone

Leader reflects on consecrating first female bishop

Katharine Jefferts Schori, the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, visited the Epiphany School in Dorchester on Friday. Jefferts Schori is spending three days in Boston. Katharine Jefferts Schori, the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, visited the Epiphany School in Dorchester on Friday. Jefferts Schori is spending three days in Boston. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / March 1, 2009

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The presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, who is leading the denomination through a threatened schism over its approval of an openly gay bishop, visited Boston yesterday to mark the 20th anniversary of a previously controversial consecration: that of the first woman bishop. (Full article: 749 words)

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