• Wuerl says only ‘very few’ are unhappy with Pope Francis

    Wuerl says only ‘very few’ are unhappy with Pope Francis

    • Jul 10, 2016

    In an interview on the 10th anniversary of his appointment as the Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl says most people seem enthused by Pope Francis, warns against “secular hegemony” and “silence” on anti-Christian persecution, and says priests are grateful for the pope’s approach on the family.

  • ‘Krakow in the Capital’ brings World Youth Day to Washington

    ‘Krakow in the Capital’ brings World Youth Day to Washington

    • Jul 9, 2016

    On July 30, an all-day youth festival at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will bring a taste of World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, to the capital, with catechesis talks, prayers in different languages, Stations of the Cross, a Vigil Mass, a concert, and even pierogies and kielbasa.

  • Pope taps Cupich for key bishops-making panel

    Pope taps Cupich for key bishops-making panel

    • Jul 7, 2016

    By naming Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago to the Vatican’s all-important Congregation for Bishops, Pope Francis effectively has positioned him, in tandem with Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C., to be the American “kingmakers” on this pope’s watch.