US Evangelical Lutheran Church installs first openly transgender bishop

The Rev Megan Rohrer will lead nearly 200 congregations of one of the largest Christian denominations in the US

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America has installed its first openly transgender bishop in a service held in San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral on Saturday.

The Rev Megan Rohrer will lead one of the church’s 65 synods, overseeing nearly 200 congregations in northern California and northern Nevada.

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