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Go with God, Cardinal Wuerl

October 12, 2018 41 Comments
Go with God, Cardinal Wuerl

On this significant day for the Archdiocese of Washington and the universal Church, I want you to know that I receive the news of the Holy Father’s acceptance of Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s resignation with mixed feelings. I hope you will understand that he has been a spiritual Father to me since 2006 when he came […]

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Georgetown Sacred Lecture Series: Pope Francis, Synodality and Amoris Laetitia

September 13, 2017 0 Comments
Georgetown Sacred Lecture Series: Pope Francis, Synodality and Amoris Laetitia

The Catholic Church has a unique process for confirming Church teaching and setting pastoral guidance. “Synodality” is the process that has been used by Catholic bishops for centuries. But on Tuesday, September 12, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, in Georgetown University’s inaugural 2017-18 Sacred Lecture, explains how Pope Francis has taken this ancient Church ritual and, building […]

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Life after Sunday

September 12, 2011 0 Comments
Life after Sunday

Did you hear a good homily on forgiveness yesterday? Not only were the readings a great starting point for reflecting on the tenth anniversary of 9-11, the Gospel story is one of those that just hits home every time.  It was one of those Gospels where we leave church thinking,  I know I need to […]

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Cardinal Wuerl on Fox News Sunday – A Reflection and Commentary

December 26, 2010 33 Comments

This morning on Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace interviewed Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, and also my Archbishop, and, lest we forget, the sponsor of this blog! The full video of the interview is at the bottom of this post and I encourage you to see it all. However, here, I would like to […]

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The Red Hat: November 20

November 20, 2010 0 Comments
The Red Hat: November 20

  Today, Cardinal-designate Wuerl and all of us who call the Archdiocese of Washington home will participate in the first-part of the Consistory, a tradition that dates back to the 12thcentury. Cardinal-designate Wuerl will receive his red biretta and wear a red cassock. The red is a reminder, as the Church Fathers like to say, […]

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In Defense of Religious Freedom – Cardinal-Designate Wuerl Speaks

October 29, 2010 17 Comments

The  Knights of Malta  recently held a Defense of the Faith Forum at the Mayflower Hotel here in Washington DC. You can read an overall description of the Forum here: Defense of the Faith Forum. At this event Cardinal-Designate Wuerl gave a very fine talk on the erosion of religious liberty in our country and the […]

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