Tag: Archbishop Gregory

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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