Donald Wuerl

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Donald Wuerl

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 334,801 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,765th most popular religious figure.

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  • 3.05

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Among religious figures, Donald Wuerl ranks 1,757 out of 2,001Before him are Thomas Williams, Kriengsak Kovitvanit, Georg Sterzinsky, Remigius of Rouen, Aldhelm, and Jaime Sin. After him are Paul I of Constantinople, John Colet, Severino Poletto, Jean Marcel Honoré, Silvano Piovanelli, and Laurean Rugambwa.

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Among people born in 1940, Donald Wuerl ranks 265Before him are Chuck Close, Jurandir de Freitas, Larry Hankin, Norman Spinrad, Levon Helm, and Li Zhaoxing. After him are Thomas M. Disch, Apolo Nsibambi, Sue Grafton, Władysław Komar, Mirjam Pressler, and Luis María Echeberría.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Donald Wuerl ranks 4,949 out of 12,171Before him are Kurt Angle (1968), Jenny Slate (1982), Jason Becker (1969), Charlie Mariano (1923), Eugene V. Debs (1855), and Sharon Gless (1943). After him are Steven Adler (1965), Anthony Edwards (1962), Edna May Oliver (1883), Theodore Freeman (1930), Michael Chiklis (1963), and Harry Stenqvist (1893).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Donald Wuerl ranks 39Before him are Fulton J. Sheen (1895), John Patrick Foley (1935), William Wakefield Baum (1926), James Stafford (1932), Squanto (1585), and Francis Spellman (1889). After him are William H. Keeler (1931), Seán Patrick O'Malley (1944), Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774), Adoniram Judson (1788), James Michael Harvey (1949), and Wovoka (1856).

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