By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A long-time pillar of the religious community in Pittsburgh has died.READ MORE: Voter ID Is A Flashpoint In Pennsylvania Election Law Talks
In a Facebook post, the Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ says Bishop Loran Mann died at the age of 74.READ MORE: Ohio Becomes Latest State To Propose Transgender Sports Ban
He founded the church in 1969 along East Liberty Boulevard and watched a congregation of just over a dozen people grow into hundreds.MORE NEWS: Pa. Drops COVID-19 Vaccine Map, Encourages Use Of Federal Map
He worked at KDKA Radio in the 1960s before he moved to the TV side, spending 21 years and WPXI.