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INITIATIVE ON CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT AND PUBLIC LIFE AT GEORGETOWN/FACEBOOK | In a panel event hosted by the Office of Mission and Ministry and Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life titled “The Francis Factor Today,” Archbishop Wilton Gregory discussed the impacts of Pope Franciss tenure and challenges to his agenda.

Opposition to Pope Undermines Church Authority, Archbishop Says

By Sophie Haber November 22, 2019

Catholic opposition to Pope Francis is scandalous and unprecedented, Washington, D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory said at a Nov. 21 panel. The panel focused on the impact Francis has had during his six...


Archbishop of Atlanta Reportedly Selected as Next Archbishop of Washington

By Alexandra Bowman April 2, 2019

Reports emerged Thursday that Pope Francis is set to appoint Archbishop of Atlanta Wilton Gregory to replace Cardinal Donald Wuerl as the archbishop of Washington, D.C., after the latter resigned following...


Pope Accepts Wuerl’s Resignation, Appoints to Interim Role

By Mason Mandell October 17, 2018

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C., on Oct. 12. The resignation comes after an August Pennsylvania grand jury report detailed Wuerl’s...

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | The honorary degree held by former Washington, D.C. Archbishop and Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was revoked by Georgetown on Tuesday after Pope Francis removed McCarrick from the priesthood for sexual abuse Saturday. Georgetown has never previously rescinded an honorary degree, according to University President John J. DeGioia.

University Considering Action Against Cardinal McCarrick

By Meena Morar September 6, 2018

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia criticized Catholic leadership for its complicity in recently surfaced sexual assault scandals in an email on Tuesday. DeGioia’s email addressed a...

D.C. Archbishop Made Cardinal

By Stephen Levy October 29, 2010

Most Rev. Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, was one of 24 clergymen to be given one of the Vatican's highest honors last week, when he was elevated to cardinal status. Wuerl is the fifth archbishop...

Eight Catholic Schools in D.C. Face Conversion

By Yoshi Myers September 17, 2007

As a Catholic school, Georgetown may soon lose quite a bit of company in the District. Eight of the District's 28 Catholic primary schools may soon become secular. Washington, D.C., Archbishop Donald...

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