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President of the U.S. Bishops Conference Issues Statement on Archbishop Wilton Gregory’s Appointment to Archdiocese of Washington

April 5, 2019

WASHINGTON-Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a statement regarding the appointment of Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory to the episcopal see of the Archdiocese of Washington.

The full statement follows:

“Yesterday, the Catholic faithful in Washington welcomed Archbishop Wilton Gregory. We thank our Holy Father for the appointment of a gentle pastor and courageous leader in our nation’s capital. I am grateful to the people of Atlanta in offering their dear bishop for this new ministry. Let us pray for Archbishop Gregory and Cardinal Wuerl as they transition in good service to the Church.”

Keywords: Pope Francis, USCCB, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop Wilton Gregory, Archdiocese of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl

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