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America's first black cardinal 10.26.20

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America's first black cardinal 10.26.20
America's first black cardinal 10.26.20

Pope Francis has appointed America's first black cardinal, Archbishop Wilton Gregory.

Archbishop wilton gregory serv ... the united states will soon have it first african- american, roman catholic cardinal.

He's archbishop wilton gregory ... who serves in washington d-c.

Pope francis named gregory and a dozen others for elevation ... after his angelus prayer sunday.

Gregory will become a cardinal during a ceremony november 28.

He came to washington from atlanta ... after his predecessor resigned over his handling of the church sex abuse scandal.

--tag-- the church says cardinals help elect a new pope ... when one retires or dies.

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