Cardinal Donald Wuerl

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Sneak Peek Inside New Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School

One by one, Catholic schools in Pittsburgh close their doors, as declining enrollments take their toll.


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NCEA Convention Draws Cardinal Wuerl, Thousands Of Educators To Town

The National Catholic Educational Association Convention and Expo is expected to draw thousands of Catholic educators from across the county to Pittsburgh.


Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio Elected As New Pope

White smoke signifying the election of a new pope began billowing out of the Sistene Chapel’s chimney just after 7 p.m. local time.


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Black Smoke Again, New Pope Not Yet Elected

Black smoke again billowed from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday, meaning that Catholic cardinals hadn’t elected a pope on their second or third rounds of balloting.


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Cardinals Fail To Select Pope In First Vote

It is the first day Cardinals of the Catholic Church can elect a new pope. While a pope could be elected on the first ballot, most believe that is highly unlikely.


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Cardinal Wuerl Preparing For Conclave

While an American is unlikely to be chosen as the pope, there are some who think very highly of Pittsburgh-native Donald Wuerl.


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Cardinals Set Tuesday As Start Date For Conclave

Cardinals have set Tuesday as the start date for the conclave to elect the next pope, signaling that they were wrapping up a week of discussions about the problems of the church and who best among them might lead it.


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Cardinal Wuerl Discussed As Potential Pope

Former Bishop Of Pittsburgh, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, has been discussed a potential next Pope.


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Cardinal Wuerl Heads To Rome

Cardinal Donald Wuerl will arrive in Rome shortly to help elect a new pope.


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Cardinal Wuerl: Pope’s Resignation Is A ‘Great Surprise’

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Cardinal Donald Wuerl about his reaction to Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation.

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Pope Benedict XVI To Resign At End Of February

Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign Feb. 28, the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March.


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Cardinal Wuerl Reflects On Time In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – He was the bishop of Pittsburgh for 18 years. After that, he was made the archbishop of Washington, D.C. Within the last month, he was elevated to the College of Cardinals of […]


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Cardinal Wuerl Set To Visit Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the former bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, is set to return to his hometown this weekend. The newly-elevated Cardinal will celebrate Mass, which will be open to the […]


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Cardinal Wuerl Receives Traditional Ring From Pope

VATICAN CITY (KDKA) – The newly-installed Cardinal Donald Wuerl received his traditional gold ring today following Saturday’s ceremony to elevate him to his new rank. Pope Benedict XVI presented the rings to the 24 newly-appointed […]