“The beatitudes are the new standards that dare to suggest that we are to view life itself and our opinions about other people in a different way,” Washington Cardinal Wilton Gregory said.
Young people urged to be ‘persistent in highlighting’ the sacredness of life
Cardinal-designate Gregory thanks pope ‘with grateful, humble heart’
Cardinal-designate Gregory will be the first African American cardinal from the United States to be elevated to the College of Cardinals. He and the other 12 prelates will be elevated at a Nov. 28 consistory at the Vatican.
Atlanta Archbishop Gregory named as new leader of Washington Archdiocese
Archbishop Gregory, 71, a former president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops who helped navigate the conference through the clergy sexual abuse crisis in 2002, is the first African American to be named to head the Washington Archdiocese.
Appeals court hears oral arguments in archdiocese’s suit over Advent ad
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments March 26 in the Archdiocese of Washington’s suit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for rejecting an ad for buses that promoted the archdiocese’s annual “Find the Perfect Gift” initiative for the Advent season.