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Betsey Monnot

Monnot Elected Bishop of Iowa

The Rev. Betsey Monnot, a parish priest and church consultant from Northern California, has been elected as the X Bishop of Iowa at a special convention held on July 31 in Des Moines. Monnot, 54, was elected on the third ballot from a slate of three women candidates, and will be the first woman to serve as Iowa’s bishop since the diocese was founded in 1853.


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