- Jan 18, 2020
For a second year in a row, clergy abuse scandals dominated headlines in the U.S. Catholic Church.
The sun shone on Catholic Charities, literally, Oct. 17 as Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory blessed a solar array installed on five acres of the agency’s land surrounding the Missionaries of Charity’s Gift of Peace home.
Heading into another election cycle in America, the country’s bishops may need to steal a page from their boss and double down, finding new ways to make essentially repetitive gestures in support of immigrants interesting.
Being a follower of Christ does not mean to be curious about who he was or craving religious news, Pope Francis said on Saturday during the Mass for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul. Jesus, he said, is not interested in polls, nor is he looking for “front page” Christians.
Archbishop Wilton Gregory was installed as the 7th archbishop in the nation’s capital on Tuesday, succeeding Cardinal Donald Wuerl.
Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who’ll be installed as the seventh Archbishop of Washington on May 21, says Washington’s experience of the recent wave of clerical sexual abuse scandals is “unique in the United States.”