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Pope appoints Atlanta’s Archbishop Gregory as new Archbishop of Washington

April 04, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Archbishop Wilton Gregory, 71, succeeds Cardinal Donald Wuerl. Ordained to the priesthood in 1973, Archbishop Gregory was previously auxiliary bishop of Chicago (1983-1993), bishop of Belleville, Illinois (1993-2004), and archbishop of Atlanta (2004-2019).

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Apr. 04, 2019 11:46 AM ET USA

    Now we hold our breath and pray for a bishop with the faith of a Strickland, Paprocki, Schneider, Chaput, Conley, et al.