- Jul 12, 2020
The Red Mass was celebrated at a time of great division in the United States.
In a private Mass for his seminarians, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington told them to have faith in Christ and the Church in times of confusion.
Against all odds, an obscure dermatological institute in Rome has become a lightning rod for tensions inside the Vatican, inside the U.S. Catholic Church, and between Rome and America.
The Archbishop of Washington told priests Tuesday that he intends to meet with Pope Francis soon to discuss his resignation from office.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington on Thursday recognized calls for new leadership in the archdiocese, including from local priests, but did not say whether he was considering stepping down.
Parish priests in the Archdiocese of Washington — on the front lines dealing with the fallout of the Church sexual abuse crisis this summer — have stressed the need to listen to and pray with their parishioners.