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Wilton Daniel Gregory is an American prelate of the Catholic Church who is the archbishop of Washington, US. Pope Francis elevated him to the rank of cardinal on November 28, 2020. He is the first African-American cardinal.He was the auxiliary bishop of Chicago from 1983 to 1994; the bishop of Belleville, Illinois, from 1994 to 2004; and the archbishop of Atlanta, from 2005 to 2019. He was the first Black president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops from 2001 to 2004, when the USCCB issued the "Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People" in response to Roman Catholic sex abuse cases.


Wilton Daniel Gregory
Archbishop of Washington
Gregory in 2021
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
ArchdioceseWashington
SeeWashington
AppointedApril 4, 2019
InstalledMay 21, 2019
PredecessorDonald William Wuerl
Other post(s)Apostolic Administrator of Saint Thomas (2020-2021)
Cardinal-Priest of Immacolata Concezione di Maria a Grottarossa (2020-)
Orders
OrdinationMay 9, 1973
by John Cody
ConsecrationDecember 13, 1983
by Joseph Bernardin
Created cardinalNovember 28, 2020
by Pope Francis
RankCardinal-Priest
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Wilton Daniel Gregory

(1947-12-07) December 7, 1947 (age 74)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
NationalityAmerican
DenominationCatholic (Latin Church)
ResidenceWashington, D.C.
ParentsEthel Duncan
Wilton Gregory, Sr.
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Alma mater
MottoWe are the Lord's
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Wilton Daniel Gregory

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American Roman Catholic clergyman who was installed as the Archbishop of Atlanta in 2005.

Wilton Daniel Gregory Family life

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He has two sisters.

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Wilton Daniel Gregory Before Fame

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He earned a doctorate in Sacred Liturgy from the Pontifical Liturgical Institute in Rome in 1980.

Wilton Daniel Gregory Trivia

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As the President of the USCCB from 2001 to 2004, he was the first African American ever to head an episcopal conference.

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He was named Archbishop of Atlanta in 2004 in one of Pope John Paul II's last episcopal appointments before his death.

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● Wilton Daniel Gregory was born on December 7, 1947 (age 74) in Illinois, United States
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● He attended Saint Joseph College Seminary, Loyola University Chicago, University of St Mary of the Lake



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