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Donald Wuerl

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Donald William Wuerl (born November 12, 1940) is an American prelate, a cardinal, of the Catholic Church. He served as archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington from 2006 to 2018. He was elevated by Pope John Paul II to serve as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Seattle (1986–1987), and bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh (1988–2006). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Donald Wuerl has received more than 470,541 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Donald Wuerl is the 2,316th most popular religious figure (down from 2,058th in 2019), the 7,108th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,997th in 2019) and the 56th most popular American Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Donald Wuerl ranks 2,316 out of 2,238Before him are Palladius, Gregorio María Aguirre y García, Lillian Disney, Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri, Chad of Mercia, and Raúl Francisco Primatesta. After him are Henry Edward Manning, Æthelwold of Winchester, Saint Mungo, Franziskus von Bettinger, Luis Aponte Martínez, and Umberto Betti.

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Among people born in 1940, Donald Wuerl ranks 380Before him are Francisco Toledo, Karin Baal, Fred Hansen, Donna Mills, Mario Zanin, and Anita Bryant. After him are Luke Kelly, George Adams, Tim Severin, James Brady, Gianni De Michelis, and Mukhu Aliyev.

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Among people born in United States, Donald Wuerl ranks 7,108 out of 18,182Before him are Randy Meisner (1946), L. J. Smith (1965), Edgar Bergen (1903), Anita Bryant (1940), Alfred Mosher Butts (1899), and Lauren Lane (1961). After him are Patricia Wettig (1951), Kenneth Copeland (1936), Edward Douglass White (1845), Larry Graham (1946), Tracey Walter (1947), and Rob Van Dam (1970).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Donald Wuerl ranks 56Before him are Alvin Sargent (1927), Emma Tillman (1892), James Michael Harvey (1949), Mother Angelica (1923), Edmund Szoka (1927), and Lillian Disney (1899). After him are William Wakefield Baum (1926), John F. MacArthur (1939), Wovoka (1856), Henry Flagler (1830), John Patrick Foley (1935), and Isabella Stewart Gardner (1840).

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