Donald Wuerl

The long-time archbishop of Atlanta, Bishop Wilton Gregory, has been tapped by Pope Francis to lead the Archdiocese of Washington.
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Mark Abrams
April 04, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The longtime archbishop of Atlanta has been tapped by Pope Francis to lead the Archdiocese of Washington. "I see this appointment as an appointment to be the pastor of the Archdiocese of Washington. I was not elected to Congress," said Archbishop Wilton Gregory...
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Pope Francis delivers his message on the occasion of his weekly general audience in St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
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October 12, 2018 - 7:15 am
By David Crary and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock. Wuerl, who turns 78 in November...
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Cardinal Donald Wuerl
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August 22, 2018 - 4:45 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic high school will shed the name of Washington's archbishop after he was cited in a sweeping grand jury report as having allowed priests accused of sexually abusing children to be reassigned or reinstated while he was Pittsburgh's bishop. The Diocese of...
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