An outpouring of support for first African American cardinal-designate for U.S.
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Washington was one of 13 new cardinals named by Pope Francis Oct. 25. He is pictured processing with fellow prelates at the beginning of the opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life Jan. 23, 2020, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

An outpouring of support for first African American cardinal-designate for U.S.

News of the country's first Black prelate to be named cardinal sparked joy, as well as commentary that it was long overdue.

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