Confirmed: Archbishop Wilton Gregory to Washington

Confirmed: Archbishop Wilton Gregory to Washington April 4, 2019

This morning Pope Francis announced that Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta will be the seventh Archbishop of Washington DC.

The fact that today is the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Atlanta’s most prestigious citizen, Martin Luther King Jr, cannot go unnoticed.  Today the Archbishop of Atlanta becomes the first African-American Archbishop of Washington, and could potentially be the first African-American cardinal.  How things have changed for good in our U.S. society in these past fifty-one years.

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