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(RNS)  Retired United Methodist Bishop Leontine T.C. Kelly, the first African-American woman elected to the episcopacy by a major religious denomination, died Thursday (June 28). The teacher, pastoral leader and activist was considered a pioneer for her ministry of more than two decades. She was 92. By B. Denise Hawkins.


  1. Evangelist anderson

    Wonderful history. Women have always been faithful to God in the church. She is an example of commitment.
    God could use a few more women like her.
    Women that will stand for JESUS and true HOLINESS