Fred Luter, Pastor of the Franklin Ave. Baptist Church in New Orleans, wipes away tears as he is elected as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, at the convention in New Orleans, Tuesday, ... more 
Fred Luter, Pastor of the Franklin Ave. Baptist Church in New Orleans, wipes away tears as he is elected as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, at the convention in New Orleans, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Luter is the first African-American to be elected president of the nation's largest Protestant denomination. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gerald Herbert
Tue, Jun 19, 2012 4:59 PM EDT