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Cardinal Donald Wuerl to Appear on The CatholicTV Network

3/3/2014 - 12:19 PM PST

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Cardinal Donald Wuerl to Appear on The CatholicTV Network

WATERTOWN, MA (March 03, 2014) On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, Cardinal Donald Wuerl will appear on the nationally broadcasted talk show, This is the Day.

Cardinal Donald Wuerl is the Archbishop of Washington and was elevated to the College of Cardinals in 2010 by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

The Archdiocese of Washington is home to over 620,000 Catholics. The 96 Catholic schools educate over 27,000 children while service agencies, including Catholic Charities and Victory Housing, have made the Archdiocese one of the largest private social service providers in the region. Learn more at

Cardinal Wuerl serves on numerous national and international bodies and is chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, chancellor of The Catholic University of America, chairman of the board of the Pope John Paul II Cultural Foundation and also of The Papal Foundation. He serves on the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Congregation for Bishops, the Congregation for Clergy, the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Pontifical Council for Culture. He is the former chairman of numerous committees of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, including the Committee on Doctrine, and is a member of the USCCB Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis and the Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty.

The Cardinal received graduate degrees from The Catholic University of America, the Gregorian University while attending the Pontifical North American College, and a doctorate in theology from the University of Saint Thomas in Rome. He was ordained to the priesthood on December 17, 1966, and ordained a bishop by Pope John Paul II on January 6, 1986, in Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome. He served as Auxiliary Bishop in Seattle until 1987 and then as Bishop of Pittsburgh for 18 years until his appointment to Washington.

Cardinal Wuerl's interview with the CatholicTV Network will air on This is the Day on March 4, 2014 at 10:30AM ET on CatholicTV and

About the CatholicTV Network:

Founded in 1955, CatholicTV Network is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at Heeding Pope Benedict XVI's call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, the CatholicTV Network features its cable TV station, Catholic web site, mobile apps and widget. Celebrate Mass online; pray The Rosary; enjoy programs on prayer, the saints, the Scriptures and the Catholic Church on America's Catholic Television Network.

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