donald wuerl

Donald W. Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, D.C.

  • Age: 72
  • Born: Nov. 12, 1940 in Pittsburgh
  • Education: St. Gregory Seminary (Cincinnati), Catholic University of America, Pontifical Gregorian University and the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Ordained a priest: 1966 in Rome
  • Posts held: auxiliary bishop of Seattle (1985-1987); bishop of Pittsburgh (1988-2006); archbishop of Washington, D.C (2006-present)
  • Elevated to cardinal: 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI

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