Donald Wuerl

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Donald William Wuerl (born November 12, 1940) is an American prelate of the Catholic Church, and was Archbishop of Washington, D.C., from 2006 to 2018. He was elevated by Pope John Paul II to serve as Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle (1986–1987), and Bishop of Pittsburgh (1988–2006). He was named Archbishop of Washington by Pope Benedict XVI and made a cardinal by him in 2010. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Donald Wuerl has received more than 370,198 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Donald Wuerl is the 2,062nd most popular religious figure (down from 1,745th in 2019), the 7,004th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,945th in 2019) and the 57th most popular American Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Donald Wuerl ranks 2,062 out of 2,272Before him are Seán Patrick O'Malley, Bernardino Echeverría Ruiz, Malcolm Ranjith, Pierre Nguyễn Văn Nhơn, Luigi Ferrando, and Charles Maung Bo. After him are William H. Keeler, Pedro Rubiano Sáenz, Pope Justus of Alexandria, Thomas Aquino Manyo Maeda, Bernard Fellay, and Lorenzo Ruiz.

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Among people born in 1940, Donald Wuerl ranks 374Before him are John Warnock, Nicolae Lupescu, Arthur Alexander, Liang Guanglie, Jürgen Kurbjuhn, and Joe Torre. After him are Friedel Rausch, Michael Ruse, Roy Ayers, Manuel Esquivel, Luke Kelly, and Wolfgang Paul.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Donald Wuerl ranks 7,004 out of 15,968Before him are Joe Torre (1940), India Summer (1975), Harry Reid (1939), Charles Bacon (1885), Anita Stewart (1895), and Elle Fanning (1998). After him are Gilbert Strang (1934), Mary Browne (1891), Avery Brooks (1948), Kevin Alejandro (1976), Big John Studd (1948), and 6ix9ine (1996).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Donald Wuerl ranks 57Before him are Mother Angelica (1923), John F. MacArthur (1939), David Koresh (1959), Wovoka (1856), Adam Maida (1930), and Seán Patrick O'Malley (1944). After him are William H. Keeler (1931), Roger Mahony (1936), Les Clark (1907), William Ellery Channing (1780), Walter Breuning (1896), and Bruce M. Metzger (1914).

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