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August 6, 2006
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Episcopal bishop thrives in male-dominated world

GLENBROOK - Come November, the nation's first female presiding bishop of the Episcopal church will put Nevada in the spotlight and herself in a familiar territory - on the fringe of a turbulent world.

Katharine Jefferts Schori, the current bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada, knows the challenges of sitting in a male-dominated post that represents 110 dioceses across the nation and works with 300 bishops. Three regional churches are located in Incline Village, Carson City and Minden.

After about two decades of service, she was elected to the highest post of the church in June, the Bishop of …

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