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Wanted: Bishop for Episcopal Diocese

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| Saturday, August 27, 2011 12:00 p.m

Names are being accepted as candidates for bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh.

The position opens as interim Bishop Kenneth L. Price’s term ends. He was appointed in 2008 when then-bishop Robert Duncan suddenly left the church.

Rich Creehan, spokesman for the diocese, said Price’s departure was part of an agreement stipulating he would not hold the position for more than three years. Price has been a positive addition to the church, Creehan said, and the goal is to find someone who can carry on his legacy.

To apply or nominate someone, the diocese requests people read the “Diocesan Profile,” a 28-page document that serves as a detailed job posting. To create the parameters for the job description, the diocese — composed of 32 congregations in 11 counties — held public forums and conducted a 500-person survey, Creehan said.Fayette County

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