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Pope accepts Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation as Washington archbishop

VATICAN CITY  -- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl as archbishop of Washington but did not name a successor. When...

Former Washington Catholic school official arrested on embezzling charges

WASHINGTON — A former assistant superintendent of Catholic schools for the Archdiocese of Washington was arrested Sept. 26 after federal law enforcement officials charged...

Georgetown Prep urges look at culture in wake of Judge Kavanaugh...

WASHINGTON -- In a letter to the school community, the president of an all-boys Jesuit high school in suburban Washington emphasized the schools' mission...

Path to healing starts with seeking forgiveness, Cardinal Wuerl says

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A "Season of Healing" for sexual abuse survivors began in the Archdiocese of Washington with a Sept. 14 Mass at the...

Cardinal Wuerl says he’ll meet with Pope Francis to discuss pending...

WASHINGTON -- In an effort to bring healing and best serve the Catholic Church, Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington announced he plans to...

Cardinal Wuerl to kick off ‘season of healing’ in Washington

WASHINGTON -- Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington encouraged archdiocesan parishes to participate in a six-week "Season of Healing" to counter what he called...

Washington Cardinal Wuerl asks forgiveness, looks for ‘ways of healing’

WASHINGTON -- In an Aug. 30 letter to priests in the archdiocese, Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl asked for "forgiveness for my errors in...

Protesters call on Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl to resign

WASHINGTON – As the Sunday Mass crowd left the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle Aug. 26, Judy Lorenz held a large poster board...

Cardinal McCarrick suspends public ministry, ‘shocked’ by abuse allegation

WASHINGTON -- Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, said he will no longer exercise any public ministry "in obedience" to the Vatican...

Cardinal Wuerl blesses cemetery plaques honoring memory, legacy of slaves

  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON  -- Saying the time had come to "right a wrong," Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl blessed and dedicated commemorative bronze plaques honoring...

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