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The Episcopal Diocese recognizes first Black priest

caines | 3/7/2013, 4:30 a.m.

From Slave To Priest: The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation hosted The 28th Annual Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida Commemoration of Absalom Jones on Feb. 16. Jones was the first Black Episcopal Priest. Pictured is the guest preacher of the event, The Right Rev. Robert Wright, the first Black man to become an Episcopal bishop in Georgia.