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enthusiasm: Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, speaks with children outside the Apostolic Nunciature.

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From left, Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, address reporters at a news conference during the conference's annual fall meeting in Baltimore Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark) ** FILE **

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"We have to deal with the fact there are many versions today of what people call family," said Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington. (Khalid Naji-Allah/ Special to The Washington Times)

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Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, offers Communion during a Mass commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Washington. (khalid naji-allah/special to the washington times)

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Protective: "There's no other institution, including our public schools, that goes through what the Catholic Church now does to ensure that children are not abused," Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl says. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl says the Catholic Church, under Pope Francis, is focusing on how to "Live the Gospel," especially in a world of extreme inequality. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Protective: "There's no other institution, including our public schools, that goes through what the Catholic Church now does to ensure that children are not abused," Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl says. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington, said the incoming pope would need to be someone who could “find a balance of wisdom and energy.” (The Washington Times)

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PHotographs by andrew harnik/the washington times A processional makes its way to the altar as Catholic Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl (below) celebrates Mass for more than 3,500 — including Chidubem Nwabineli (right), 6, and his sister, Chinemelum, 8, of Bowie — on Christmas Day at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.

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The Catholic archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, greets the choir as meals are provided to church attendees after Mass on Christmas Day at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A processional makes its way to the altar as Catholic Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl (below) celebrates Mass for more than 3,500 — including Chidubem Nwabineli (right), 6, and his sister, Chinemelum, 8, of Bowie — on Christmas Day at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl proceeds to the pulpit during the closing mass of the Fortnight of Freedom at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington D.C., Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Wuerl is the archbishop of the Washington area. (Ryan M.L. Young/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington D.C., Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Wuerl is the archbishop of the Washington area. (Ryan M.L. Young/The Washington Times)

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Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl celebrates Easter Sunday Mass at the National Shrine - asking, "What does 'Alleluia' mean?" (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Donald W. Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington, celebrates Mass at Verizon Center on Monday as part of the March for Life festivities. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington, urged Catholics to rejuvenate their faith and share it with others. "We are not just bystanders. We're invited to share in Christ's new life," he said. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Some of the famous and influential people who have been Mr. D'Ambrosio's clients are (from top left) former Vice President Dick Cheney, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Anthony Alito Jr., former D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, former Presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, nd Archbishop of Washington Donald W. Wuerl.

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Newly-appointed US Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl prays after receiving his cardinal ring during a mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010. The Pontiff formally created 24 new cardinals on Saturday amid cheers in St. Peter's Basilica, bringing a mostly Italian group into the elite club that will eventually elect his successor. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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This photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano shows cardinal-designate Donald W. Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, D.C., at the Vatican on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010. Wuerl is one of the 24 to be elevated to Cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)