History made with installation of first African-American woman Bishop in Mount Airy

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History made with installation of first African-American woman Bishop in Mount Airy. Nydia Han reports during Action News at 7 a.m. on September 23, 2018.

MOUNT AIRY (WPVI) -- History was made once again in Philadelphia.

Patricia Ann Curtis Davenport is the first African-American woman to be elected bishop in the history of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

She was officially installed as Bishop during a worship service Saturday at the New Covenant Church in Mount Airy.

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