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New Bishiop

DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) - The Rev. Scott A. Benhase has been elected
10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia.

Benhase's election came Saturday on the second ballot of the
electing convention held Saturday in Dublin

Benhase is Rector of St. Albans Episcopal Church in Washington
D.C. He has also served parishes in North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio,
and Indiana.

He replaces the Rt. Rev. Henry Louttit, the diocese's ninth
bishop, who is retiring.

The diocese includes Albany, Augusta and Savannah and all towns
south.


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