NEWS STORY: Newark Archbishop Tapped to Lead Archdiocese of Washington


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c. 2000 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Pope John Paul II on Tuesday (Nov. 21) tapped Newark, N.J., Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick to lead the Archdiocese of Washington, putting the 70-year-old in line to become a member of the elite College of Cardinals and possibly elect the next pope. McCarrick will succeed Cardinal James Hickey, […]

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