Pope Francis Announces Historic Move in American Catholic Church

Roman Catholic Pope Francis on Sunday announced the names of 13 men who will become cardinals, including Washington archbishop Wilton Gregory who will soon become the first African American to hold the position.

A ceremony for the new cardinals is slated for Nov. 28. Four are older than 80.

Gregory, who is younger than 80, would be permitted to take part in the selection of another pope. HERE IS THE TWITTER ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE DC ARCHDIOCESE
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