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Wilton Daniel Gregory: American prelate
Wilton Daniel Gregory is an American prelate of the Catholic Church who is the Archbishop of Washington. He was the Archbishop of Atlanta, from 2005 to 2019, the Bishop of Belleville, Illinois, from 1994 to 2004, and Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago from 1983 to 1994. He was president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) from 2001 to 2004.

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Pope installs 13 new cardinals [Video]

Pope installs 13 new cardinals

Pope Francis on Saturday installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African-American to hold the high rank, further expanding the pontiff's impact on the group that will one day elect his..

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First Black cardinal seeks common ground with Biden [Video]

First Black cardinal seeks common ground with Biden

Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, DC who this week will become the first African American cardinal, said on Tuesday (November 24) that he want to find common ground with the incoming U.S...

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Pope names first African-American as new cardinal [Video]

Pope names first African-American as new cardinal

Pope Francis named 13 new Roman Catholic cardinals on Sunday (October 25) including Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington D.C., who will become the first African-American to hold the rank. Ciara Lee..

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Wilton Gregory: Pope appoints first African American cardinal

Wilton Gregory is one of 13 new cardinals installed by Pope Francis at a ceremony on Saturday.
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First African American cardinal honored amid Vatican coronavirus restrictions

Washington, D.C. Catholic Archbishop Wilton Gregory is scheduled to be elevated to cardinal Saturday, the highest rank after the pope. Chris Livesay reports from the Vatican, where the coronavirus..
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Pope Francis Appoints First African American Cardinal, Wilton Gregory

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Winston Gregory made history last year as Washington D.C.’s first African American Archbishop. This year he is making history as America’s first Black cardinal....
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Washington archbishop becomes first Black American cardinal

Pope Francis announced on Sunday that Wilton Gregory is the newest member of the College of Cardinals, becoming the first ever Black American cardinal. CBSN's Lana Zak reports.
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Black US archbishop's rise to cardinal marks a historic moment in Washington DC

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Washington DC Archbishop Wilton Gregory is set to become the first Black US prelate to assume the rank of cardinal in the Catholic Church, a historic appointment that comes months after nationwide..
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Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who slammed Trump visit in June, to become first African American cardinal

Wilton Gregory would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the coveted red cap.
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Trump’s Visits to Church and Shrine Draw Fierce Rebukes From D.C. Clergy

The Episcopal bishop Mariann Edgar Budde and the Catholic Archbishop Wilton Gregory said the president was using holy sites as political props.
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