Tag: Archbishop Gregory

‘You cannot be a Catholic and sit on the sidelines,’ archbishop says

‘You cannot be a Catholic and sit on the sidelines,’ archbishop says

| Josephine von Dohlen | August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a crowded bar, bustling with young adult Catholics from the Washington area for the monthly Theology on Tap, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory shared his pain over what this archdiocese suffered in the past year due to priestly abuse scandals, and encouraged the young adults to turn to the Eucharist as a source of healing.

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Mother church of Washington’s black Catholics called ‘holy ground’

Mother church of Washington’s black Catholics called ‘holy ground’

| Mark Zimmermann | June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

As they have ever since free men and women of color — including some people emancipated from slavery — founded their parish in 1858, members of St. Augustine Parish gathered inside their church to praise God at Mass June 2.

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Archbishop Gregory visits Catholic Charities, school, residence for elderly

Archbishop Gregory visits Catholic Charities, school, residence for elderly

| Emma Restuccia | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

A rainy Washington morning greeted the new archbishop of Washington April 5 as he began to get to know his Washington home.

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After unrest and anger, new Washington archbishop wants to rebuild trust

After unrest and anger, new Washington archbishop wants to rebuild trust

| Rhina Guidos | April 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, set to become the new head of the Archdiocese of Washington, promised to serve with truth, love and tenderness in a region where he acknowledged “unrest and anger,” after the downfall of former Washington Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick and the church’s current sex abuse scandal.

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‘Heartfelt prayers,’ praise for Washington Archdiocese’s new shepherd

‘Heartfelt prayers,’ praise for Washington Archdiocese’s new shepherd

| April 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishops and other Catholic leaders from around the country issued statements of congratulations to Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory on his April 4 appointment by Pope Francis to head the Archdiocese of Washington. Archbishop Gregory had headed the Archdiocese of Atlanta since 2005:

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