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    Pope Francis appoints the first African-American cardinal

    WASHINGTON. — Pope Francis on Sunday named Wilton Gregory (pictured above), the archbishop of Washington, a cardinal, elevating the first African-American to the Catholic church’s highest governing body, a groundbreaking act in a year when demands for racial justice have consumed the country. The rise of Archbishop Gregory, who is also the first American named to the College of Cardinals since 2016, comes…

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