While an American is unlikely to be chosen as the pope, there are some who think very highly of Pittsburgh-native Donald Wuerl.
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.
The College of Cardinals met Monday, but they have yet to decide when they will begin the conclave to elect a new pope.
There was some shocking news from the Vatican Monday morning as Pope Benedict XVI announced he will resign at the end of the month.
Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he would resign Feb. 28 because he is simply too old to carry on. Here is the text of his announcement, delivered to cardinals gathered for a ceremony to name three new saints.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Cardinal Donald Wuerl about his reaction to Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation.
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.
ROME (KDKA) – Former Pittsburgh bishop, Donald Wuerl, was elevated to cardinal Saturday morning at the Vatican in Rome. Before going to Washington, D.C. to be the archbishop, Wuerl was the bishop of the Diocese […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Post-Gazette writer Ann Rodgers is in Rome following Archbishop Donald Wuerl’s elevation to Cardinal. She talks to Larry and John live with the latest news from the Vatican.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Archbishop of Washington Donald Wuerl left Dulles International Airport for Rome where he will be elevated to cardinal this weekend by Pope Benedict XVI. He said at the airport he was excited […]