Tag: Cardinal Donald Wuerl

Cardinal Wuerl led high-profile endeavors in 32 years as a bishop

Cardinal Wuerl led high-profile endeavors in 32 years as a bishop

| Mark Pattison | October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, whose resignation as archbishop of Washington was accepted Oct. 12 by Pope Francis, was a high-profile figure in the U.S. church well before his 2006 appointment as archbishop of the nation’s capital

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Text of Cardinal Wuerl’s letter to Catholics of Washington Archdiocese

Text of Cardinal Wuerl’s letter to Catholics of Washington Archdiocese

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The following is the text of the Oct. 12 letter Cardinal Donald Wuerl addressed to the faithful of the Archdiocese of Washington following the announcement that Pope Francis has accepted his resignation as archbishop of Washington:

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Former Washington Cardinal McCarrick now living in rural Kansas friary

Former Washington Cardinal McCarrick now living in rural Kansas friary

| Rhina Guidos | September 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Washington announced Sept. 28 that former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was removed from ministry earlier this year after abuse allegations came to light, is now living in Kansas in a friary for Capuchin Franciscan friars.

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Washington cardinal to meet with pope to discuss resignation

Washington cardinal to meet with pope to discuss resignation

| Mark Zimmermann | September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Saying that the best way to serve the Catholic Church as it moves into the future, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington announced he plans to meet soon with Pope Francis to discuss the resignation that he submitted three years ago when he turned 75, as required by canon law.

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Cardinal Wuerl set to open ‘Season of Healing’ in response to abuse

Cardinal Wuerl set to open ‘Season of Healing’ in response to abuse

| Richard Szczepanowski | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington encouraged archdiocesan parishes to participate in a six-week “Season of Healing” to counter what he called “confusion, disappointment and disunity” and to help bring about healing in the wake of recent sex abuse scandals that have rocked the U.S. Catholic Church.

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Wuerl: In Pittsburgh, he ‘established strong policies’ on abuse claims

Wuerl: In Pittsburgh, he ‘established strong policies’ on abuse claims

| Julie Asher | August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl said Aug. 14 that during his tenure as bishop of Pittsburgh from 1988 to 2006, he “established strong policies that addressed the needs of abuse survivors, removed priests from ministry and protected the most vulnerable in the community.”

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Cardinal Wuerl: Next steps in wake of Archbishop McCarrick allegations

Cardinal Wuerl: Next steps in wake of Archbishop McCarrick allegations

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Standard, archdiocesan newspaper of Washington, published a question-and-answer interview July 31 with Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl about the next steps for the archdiocese in light of the sexual abuse allegations made against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal and retired archbishop of Washington.

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Justice, mercy are twin virtues for the law, Archbishop Hebda says in Red Mass homily

Justice, mercy are twin virtues for the law, Archbishop Hebda says in Red Mass homily

| Mark Zimmermann | October 3, 2016 | 3 Comments

Those involved in the administration of law should seek justice and mercy in their work, Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis said Oct. 2.

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