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The Installation of the Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry occurred this past Sunday, at the Washington National Cathedral. A number of news outlets have reported on the event and the significance of the first black Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.
The service was available as a live webcast for those who could not attend in person.
- Sermon (video and transcript) from Episcopal News Service
- Worship bulletin from the Washington National Cathedral
- Video of service from the Cathedral
- Photo gallery from The News & Observer
- The Union of Black Episcopalians held a pre-service vigil; video and coverage from ENS.
- Both the Associated Press and the Washington Post wrote about the Installation, the significance of race–highlighting Curry’s family stories of participating in white Episcopal Churches during segregation–and Curry’s ‘Jesus movement’ approach to evangelizing.
- Religion News Service also covered the Installation, noting that Curry’s focus on evangelizing may bridge divides in the national church.
- Thousands in attendance, from Time Warner Cable News.
- North Carolina media reporting on Curry, from North Carolina, with a local perspective.
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